Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/02/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] RE: Tri-X , AB55, and Kodak vs Ilford?
From: "Gary Todoroff" <>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 20:39:40 -0800

I just noticed that Cachet refers to their AB55 as "panthermic", since it
develops the same between a range of temperatures from 65 to 85F. Maybe
panthermic is a clue to its origin.

>Gary and Bob,
>Your notes on AB55 are interesting. It is, I believe, an updating of the
>old divided D-76 formula, substituting Phenidone for metol. Tom Abrahamsson
>discussed his use of divided D-76, and mixing it, some months back.