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fixer

 [fik´ser]
the chemical used to remove unexposed, underdeveloped silver compounds and to harden gelatin or emulsion on film.

fixer

a chemical used in processing photographic or x-ray film. Applied after the developing phase, it neutralizes any developer remaining on the film, removes undeveloped silver halides, and hardens the emulsion.

fix·er

(fiks'ĕr)
In photography and radiography, a solution that removes both the unexposed and undeveloped silver halide crystals from the film emulsion and hardens the gelatin.

fix·er

(fiks'ĕr)
In photography and radiography, a solution that removes both the unexposed and undeveloped silver halide crystals from the film emulsion and hardens the gelatin.

fixer,

n the chemicals used in the final step of film processing that remove the unaffected silver halide particles from the developed film.

fixer

in the processing of a radiological film the developed image is put into fixer (sodium or ammonium thiosulfate) to dissolve the unexposed silver halide and to harden the film.

fixer fog
careless or inefficient handling of the fixer bath will seriously compromise the clarity of the film being taken by creating a fog effect.
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