Global Patent Index - EP 0709730 B1

EP 0709730 B1 2000-01-12 - Method of processing a silver halide photographic material

Title (en)

Method of processing a silver halide photographic material

Title (de)

Verfahren zur Verarbeitung eines photographischen Silberhalogenidmaterials

Title (fr)

Méthode de traitement d'un matériau photographique à l'halogénure d'argent

Publication

EP 0709730 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 94203085 A

Priority

EP 94203085 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0709730A1] A method of processing a silver halide photographic material comprising a film support and on one or both sides thereof at least one silver halide emulsion layer has been disclosed wherein (1) each silver halide emulsion layer comprises spectrally sensitised cubic silver chloride or silver bromochloride grains having not more than 25 mole % of bromide; (2) the material has a water absorption determined by the method disclosed herein of less than 4 grams per gram of gelatin coated; (3) processing includes development with a developing solution comprising thiocyanate ions in amounts between 10<-><3> and 10<-><1> molar.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G03C 5/17; G03C 1/30; G03C 5/305; G03C 5/38

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G03C 5/26 (2006.01); G03C 1/00 (2006.01); G03C 1/035 (2006.01); G03C 1/18 (2006.01); G03C 1/30 (2006.01); G03C 1/74 (2006.01); G03C 5/17 (2006.01); G03C 5/29 (2006.01); G03C 5/305 (2006.01); G03C 5/38 (2006.01); G03C 1/29 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G03C 5/383 (2013.01); G03C 1/30 (2013.01); G03C 5/17 (2013.01); G03C 5/305 (2013.01); G03C 1/035 (2013.01); G03C 1/18 (2013.01); G03C 1/29 (2013.01); G03C 2001/03511 (2013.01); G03C 2001/03517 (2013.01); G03C 2001/03541 (2013.01); G03C 2001/0357 (2013.01); G03C 2005/168 (2013.01); G03C 2200/42 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE FR GB NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0709730 A1 19960501; EP 0709730 B1 20000112; DE 69422625 D1 20000217; DE 69422625 T2 20000713; JP H09138486 A 19970527

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