Photographers' Formulary Potassium Bicarbonate - 1 Lb.

BH #PHPBLBQ • MFR #10-0925 1LB
Photographers' Formulary
Photographers' Formulary Potassium Bicarbonate - 1 Lb.
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Photographers' Formulary Potassium Bicarbonate - 1 Lb.

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Photographers' Formulary 10-0925 1LB Overview

Photographers' Formulary 10-0925 1LB Specs

SynonymsCarbonate of potash
Pearl ash
Salt of tartar
Salt of wormwood
Sub-carbonate of potash
Potassium acid carbonate
Carbonic acid
Monopotassium salt
Potassium hydrogen carbonate
AppearanceWhite, deliquescent, granular powder
UsesSince potassium carbonate is more soluble than sodium carbonate, it is used in concentrated solutions where an alkali is needed. Potassium carbonate can be substituted for sodium carbonate an alkali accelerator in developers. As is solubility is much greater, developers with greater concentration can be formulated. Thirteen parts by weight are equal to 10 parts by weight with sodium carbonate. Substituting potassium carbonate for sodium carbonate Will help obtain warmer tones in paper development
Chemical FormulaKHCO3
NotesTo substitute potassium carbonate anhydrous, multiply the amount of sodium carbonate monohydrate by 0.90.
Packaging Info
Package Weight1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.9 x 3.1 x 3.1"
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