Volume 33, Issue 3 (May 1988)
Processing Photographic Films by Infrared Inspection
Modern advancements in the electronics industry have made infrared (IR) night vision instruments valuable tools in the photographic laboratory. Because the majority of black-and-white and color films are not sensitive in the IR portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, they can be handled and processed with the aid of infrared inspection devices. The overwhelming advantages of processing by IR inspection are numerous, but the primary benefit is to watch the latent image develop before your eyes.