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Increasing Optical Density of X-ray Film by Modifying the Post Developing Drying Parameters

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000041225D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Lauffer, JM Schumacher, RA [+details]

Abstract

Conventionally, the post developing relative humidity in the drying chamber of an X-ray film processor is 70% to 80%. By evacuating water vapor from the drying chamber to maintain the relative humidity less than 25%, optical density is increased by a factor of 1.5.