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Processing (Z) Manuals: Z-119


Process E-6 — Using KODAK Chemicals Process E-6 — Publication Z-119

KODAK Chemicals, Process E-6, are used to process KODAK EKTACHROME Films and other transparency films designed for Process E-6.

This manual provides you with the information you need to use, monitor, and control Process E-6 in your processing equipment. It describes the steps, procedures, and specifications for different processor types.

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1. Processing Solutions and Their Effects
Covers processing solutions and their effects.
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2. Chemicals and Chemical Mixing
Describes KODAK Chemicals, Process E-6, identifies their characteristics, and lists sizes. Tells you how to mix and store them.
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3. Monitoring and Controlling Processing Solutions
Discusses how to control process variables, adjust the color balance, and monitor your process with specific-gravity measurements.
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4. Starting Up Your Process
Gives procedures for starting up and optimizing your process.
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5. Corrective Actions for Processing Solutions
Tells how to correct some improperly mixed or treated KODAK Chemicals, Process E-6, and how to compensate for low utilization.
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6. Continuous Processors
Provides steps, conditions, and replenishment rates for processing transparency films in continuous processors.
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7. Roller-Transport Processors
Provides steps, conditions, and replenishment rates for processing transparency films in roller-transport processors.
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8. Rack-and-Tank Processors
Provides steps, conditions, and replenishment rates for processing transparency films in rack-and-tank processors.
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9. Batch Processing
Provides steps, conditions, and replenishment rates for processing transparency films in sink-line and batch processors.
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10. Rotary-Tube Processors
Provides steps, conditions, and replenishment rates for processing transparency films in rotary-tube processors.
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11. Maintenance
Lists a schedule of measurements and maintenance you should observe for all processors.
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12. Visual Troubleshooting of Process E-6
Tells how to use a visual check of processed film as an initial diagnosis of poor-quality transparencies.
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13. Process Monitoring
Tells about standards and methods for setting up your processor and process, and for monitoring the results. Explains how to use control strips and interpret the results.
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14. Diagnostic Charts
Gives a step-by-step approach to diagnosing processing problems. Summary charts show which detailed chart to consult for your problem. The charts give probable causes and suggest corrective procedures.
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15. Control-Chart Examples
Demonstrates the effects process variations have on control plots.
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