PANCHROMATIC BLACK & WHITE SURVEILLANCE FILM
Sensitivity: 500 ISO
Production process: industrial coating
Base: Polyester, 75 μm
Spectral sensitivity: Maximum 690 nm
Darkroom safelight: total darkness
Original use: “D” is used by the Russian aerospace industry for generic uses, including military aerial surveillance missions.
Recommended use: When you need high sensitivity and/or small aperture. This film can be pushed at 1600 iso and also be processed as a slide film.
exposure developer dilution time T°C
500 iso Ilfotec LC29 1+19 7 mn 20°C
500 iso Ilfotec RT rapid — 70s 26°C
500 iso Rodinal 1+25 6 mn 20°C
500 iso D-76 1+1 8,5 mn 20°C
500 iso Xtol stock 6,5 mn 20°C
For using with an unlisted developer, you can use, for a 500 iso exposure, times and dilution for Ilford PAN-F at 50 iso.
Loading:Under shadow to avoid light piping effetc: take 3 blank pictures before starting your roll.
Standard sizes: 135 recycled cassette (no DX code) – 36 exp. Use of recycled cassettes is not recommanded with fully
Being a very thin film, “D” can be delicate to load in processing tanks: you can tape a piece of thicker leader film onto it to make it easier to introduce in the reel.
Tested with JOBO and PATERSON reels.