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Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid) for Black & White Film & Paper - 1 Liter

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Ilford Ilfotol is a non-ionic wetting agent used as a final rinse before drying films.

Ilfotol can be used in all manual and machine processes to aid rapid, even drying and so greatly reduce the risk of drying marks being formed.

Ilfotol can also be used as a final rinse before drying fibre based prints, again it promotes rapid, even drying. Additionally it can be used to clean glass and plastic lenses and filters and as an anti-static treatment.

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IlfordIlfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid)
 
4.9

(based on 11 reviews)

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    • Photography (4)
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    5.0

    Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid) by Ilford

    By PeterJames

    from Scottsdale, AZ

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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    • Consistent Reactions

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      Best Uses

      • Photography
      • record cleaning

      Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

      I used to use this product as a wetting agent in my darkroom and it worked really well. I now combine a small cap full with isopropyl alcohol and distilled water and use it to clean my vinyl record collection. Really works well!

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      5.0

      Wet wet wet!

      By tkemical

      from Fox Lake IL

      Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

      This stuff worked beyond my expectations. Very affordable.

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      5.0

      Works great

      By timtlc

      from Cold Spring, NY

      About Me Pro Photographer

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        • Developing
        • Enlarging
        • Photography
        • Printing

        Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

        I use the wetting agent for both paper and film. I use to use Kodak photo flow but have switched. I was getting water marks left with Photo flow and that no longer happens

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        5.0

        Should've bought this sooner

        By Keith in Calhoun

        from Calhoun, GA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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          • Developing

          Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

          ONLY a few drops will do the job. This amount should last forever. Works very well for me!

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          5.0

          GREAT WETTING AGENT

          By Carlomagno

          from San Juan, PR

          About Me Pro Photographer

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            • Developing
            • Enlarging

            Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

            It really works perfect. I live in a location with a very high humidity and it makes more difficult the drying process. With this product I have the solution.
            With only a few drops it works perfectly.
            Thanks!

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            5.0

            Great Product

            By ABSTEMIUS

            from HUMACAO, PR

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              • Photography

              Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

              It's the best product for wet any plastic or vinyl used in photography a record word. RECOMENDED!

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              4.0

              No Spots

              By PhotoFly

              from Youngstown,Ohio

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                    Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

                    Does what it is suppose to do. Good product

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                    5.0

                    Works as described

                    By Kelly O'Neill

                    from Salt Lake City

                    About Me Photography Student

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                    Pros

                    • Quick

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bw

                      Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

                      My films had no water spots to speak of and I have very hard water at my house.

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                      • Yes

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                      5.0

                      Works as advertised

                      By Jonathan

                      from New Kensington, PA

                      About Me Pro Photographer

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                      • Easy to Use

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                          Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

                          It is a wetting agent. It does its job well. No issues.

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                          5.0

                          a very important step...

                          By Vincent

                          from Bristol, Maine USA

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                            Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

                            I process between 8 and 10 rolls of film per month, and I have been doing so for about five years...and in all that time I have not once had my negatives blemished with water spots. After a five minute wash (Paterson tank), I pour off an inch or so of water, drop in a tiny amount of Ilfotol, then grasp the roll and give it a few vigorous shakes (until it "suds"). I then take out the plastic roll, and sharply shake off excess water (50 shakes). Finally I unroll the film, and hang it to air dry. Again, never a water-blemished negative.

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                            5.0

                            Good stuff!

                            By DeWayne

                            from Tallahassee, FL

                            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                            Pros

                            • Beautifully rinsed negs

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Developing
                              • Photography

                              Comments about Ilford Ilfotol Wetting Agent (Liquid):

                              This stuff rocks. I use this after I've rinsed the film -- add the recommended amount to your last tankful of water in the film tank. I no longer use any kind of squeegee or sponge on my film -- just rinse with Ilfotol and let it drip dry. My negatives dry out clean with no water spotting. One bottle lasts forever because you only use a few drops with each roll of film.

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