[Darkroom] Hello and looking for liquid bromine

Jasmine Strong jasmine at electronpusher.org
Wed Jun 29 00:48:15 PDT 2011


On 29 Jun 2011, at 00:43, Jasmine Strong wrote:

> On 29 Jun 2011, at 00:39, Christian Rice wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Hi there.  I'm working with the mercury daguerreotype process and I'm in need of some Br2, the purer, the better, >99.x%.  Water sanitizing stuff (pool/spa tablets and powders) won't do.
> 
> You can make some by electrolyzing bromine solution sold for pool/spa use.  In the quantities you need it's certainly not worth the expense of going through the hazmat training you'd need to have a commercial vendor sell you the stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9zB6_-vzSM

Here's a process for extracting the stuff.

-J.


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