[Darkroom] Hello and looking for liquid bromine

Jasmine Strong jasmine at electronpusher.org
Wed Jun 29 01:25:33 PDT 2011


... yeah, he should have used chlorine bleach in place of hydrogen peroxide.  It would have worked then.

-J.

On 29 Jun 2011, at 01:20, Christian Rice wrote:

> Hmm, I watched that video, the procedure fails to isolate bromine...
> 
> Back to the drawing board for me...
> 
> 
> --christian
> 
> On Jun 29, 2011, at 0:48, Jasmine Strong <jasmine at electronpusher.org> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 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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