Beers Developer

21 May 2010

Solution A Solution B
  • 3000 mL Water (hot 100°F+)
  • 32 g Metol
  • 92 g Sodium Sulphite
  • 94 g Sodium Carbonate, Anhydrous

Mix above ingredients one at a time until dissolved.
Bring to 4000 mL with additional Water
Allow to cool to room temperature before using.

  • 3000 mL Water (hot 100°F+)
  • 32 g Hydroquinone
  • 92 gSodium Sulphite
  • 124 g Sodium Carbonate, Anhydrous

Mix above ingredients one at a time until dissolved.
Bring to 4000 mL with additional Water.
Allow to cool to room temperature before using.

Solution C
  • 1000 mL Water (room temperature)
  • 10 g Benzotriazolate

Mix above until dissolved

Mixing Ratios

8x10 Tray

Soft -------> Normal -------> Hard
Contrast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Solution A 16 14 12 10 8 6 4
Solution B 0 2 4 6 8 10 28
Water 16 16 16 16 16 16 0
Solution C 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Volume 33 33 33 33 33 33 33

11x14 Tray

Soft -------> Normal -------> Hard
Contrast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Solution A 24 21 18 15 12 9 6
Solution B 0 3 6 9 12 15 42
Water 24 24 24 24 24 24 0
Solution C 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Total Volume 49.5 33 33 33 33 33 33

16x20 Tray

Soft -------> Normal -------> Hard
Contrast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Solution A 32 28 24 20 16 12 8
Solution B 0 4 8 12 16 20 56
Water 32 32 32 32 32 32 0
Solution C 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Total Volume 66 66 66 66 66 66 66