[Darkroom] Granite Counters

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 18:11:46 PST 2010


ok, well that would certainly be cheaper, unless I'm strongly
undervaluing this epoxy stuff.

-K

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 6:06 PM, Jas Strong <jasmine at heroicrobot.com> wrote:
> None of the labs I've worked in have been photo labs either.  :-)  I mean
> science labs.  Org chem, laser optics, materials analysis, sometimes molten
> metal, often electrical engineering.
>
> -J.
>
> Kelly wrote:
>>
>> Ok. Well, there is the consideration that we're not just using this
>> for photo development. So if we want to go the epoxy route, I want a
>> really tough epoxy.
>>
>> -Kelly
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Jasmine Strong
>> <jasmine at electronpusher.org> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Wooden countertops with a thick epoxy lacquer.  That's what all the labs
>>> I've worked in used.
>>>
>>> -J.
>>>
>>> On Feb 5, 2010, at 4:35 PM, Kelly wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hmm, interesting point. What would you recommend?
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 4:30 PM, Jasmine Strong
>>>> <jasmine at electronpusher.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd be touchy about granite for a darkroom on the grounds that it can
>>>>> be surprisingly radioactive and that this can fog film over time.
>>>>>
>>>>> -J.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Feb 5, 2010, at 3:46 PM, John Magolske wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> * Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> [100205 15:37]:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Well, just to be clear on our options here, what are our requirements
>>>>>>> for a counter surface?  (Ben?)  What are our other price options?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -Stainless steel (also not cheap)
>>>>>>> -Formica (cheapest option--price estimate?)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I've heard soapstone is ideal for chem-lab counter tops (more inert
>>>>>> than granite, etc.). I'm not suggesting we should hold out for that,
>>>>>> but if there happens to be a big slab of it laying around somewhere...
>>>>>> It's also easy to cut.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> John
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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