The emulsions for this paper are being produced on the original Agfa machinery, which ADOX purchased together with former Agfa engineers from the liquidator of AgfaPhoto in Leverkusen. They are identical in all measurable parameters with the papers formerly sold by Agfa under the "Agfa Multicontrast Classic" name.
This paper is among the technologically most advanced papers in the world. With its four separately made emulsions which are coated together, it yields a range of achievable contrasts from 0 to 5.5. Other variable contrast papers, especially those with only one emulsion layer, reach grade 4 at the best.
The paper is made from selected raw ingredients which are all carefully tested for their photographic properties prior to emulsification. Before every coating run several test runs are made on on smaller machines in order to guarantee perfect batch to batch consitency.
This paper achieves a great tonal range and crisp blacks. In order to increase the paper´s brilliance, it is coated on a bright white base (unlike its predators which were coated on a tinted base).
The paper dries easily and tones nicely.
Fibre based photopaper with variable contrast and high paper speed
Range of achievable gradations: 0 to 5.5
Tonality: Neutral black to warm black
DMAX: > 2.2 250g
Double weight paper base, bright white
Available surfaces: glossy (later on also matt)
Development: Adox Mcc 112 can be treated in any development for black and white paper. For development times and dilutions of chemicals, follow the instructions provided in the datasheet.
Stop Bath: the use of a stop bath is strongly recommended. This bath stops development immediately, reduces stains and prolong the life of the fixer bath.
Fixation: Adox MCC 112 can be treated in any fixer for paper. For treatment times and dilutions, follow the instructions given in the datasheet. Do not extend the treatment beyond the recommended time, to avoid compromising the image quality.
Washing: Wash prints in running water for30-40 minutes (folow the datasheet).
Storage: store unused paper in a cool, dry place in its original packaging.
Note: Photographic chemicals are not hazardous when used correctly. Always follow the health and safety recommendations on the packaging.