carbon process


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carbon process

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A photographic printing process using permanent pigments, such as carbon, contained in a sensitized tissue or film of gelatin.

carbon process

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carbon printing

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(Photography) a photographic process for producing positive prints by exposing sensitized carbon tissue to light passing through a negative. Washing removes the unexposed gelatine leaving the pigmented image in the exposed insoluble gelatine
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Noun1.carbon process - a process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
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The anaerobic technology,patented by the SRC, protects the environment because of its low carbon process that contributes to the reduction of greenhouse gas emission, and prevents the uncontrolled emission of methane (gas that has no smell) into the atmosphere, said General manager at Marketech, an arm of the SRC, Roslyn Fisher.
Among other inventions, Swan famously pioneered the carbon process which enabled the creation of permanent photographic prints.