selenium toner formula

Discussion in 'Darkroom Developing and Printing' started by sreenath, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. sreenath

    sreenath Guest


    I am in the process of buying 250 grams of Sodium Selenite.
    Could any of you post formula for preparing selenium toner using this?

    I searched thr web and found a few formulas that use selenium metal
    powder. I decided to buy the sodium salt hoping it would be safer to

    I have read the MSDS on this salt and I am aware of the toxicity of
    this chemical. I will be following all safety procedures.

    I would be nice if the preparation has both sulfide (polyfulfide) and
    selenium so that in one bath I can get both selenium toning and

    Thanks in advance,
    sreenath, Sep 1, 2004
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  2. sreenath

    Dan Quinn Guest

    RE: (sreenath) wrote
    I've some of that waiting attention. Search this NG for, selenite .
    Don't skip Dr. Gudzinowicz post. BTW, I can't think of any reason
    why sodium could'nt take the place of the ammonium. Rather than
    KRST you will have SSST; Sreenath's Slow Selenium Toner.
    Be sure and be up-wind.
    How about guilding and sulfiding? Nelson's Gold Toner. I've read
    that it can be done at room temperature. Now that I've years of
    shopping behind me I'll likely get around to that as well. The
    gold is also awaiting. Dan
    Dan Quinn, Sep 2, 2004
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