Raw chemicals

All chemicals are for photographic use only.
None of the items we sell are to be used for human or animal consumption or for any other non-photographic purpose.

We monitor all purchases and may contact you prior to shipping regarding your order to ensure that the usage is as intended. Where we suspect that this may not be the case we will report to the appropriate authorities and cancel your order.

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  1. Acacia Gum Arabic powder - 100g

    Acacia Gum Arabic powder - 100g

    £5.99

    100g of Pure Acacia/Gum Arabic powder used in many old processes. Learn More
  2. Acetic acid - glacial

    Acetic acid - glacial

    Starting at £5.99

    Glacial acetic acid.

    Commonly used in wetplate developer formulations Learn More
  3. Albumen powder - 200g

    Albumen powder - 200g

    £5.99

    200g of Egg Albumen powder. This can be used for Albumen printing and for subbing glass prior to coating with collodion for the Wet and Dry Collodion processes.

    4.8g of Albumen powder is roughly equivalent to one large egg white. Diluting this amount with 35ml of water will give you the equivalent of one egg white.

    Our 200g pack is equivalent to 42 large egg whites.

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  4. Ammonium Aluminium Sulphate - 100g

    Ammonium Aluminium Sulphate - 100g

    £4.99

    Ammonium Aluminium Sulphate - 100g

    Also known as Ammonium Alum, or just Alum

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  5. Ammonium bromide - 25g

    Ammonium bromide - 25g

    £5.99

    Ammonium bromide - 25g

    99+ % Purity

    Sensitiser component for wetplate collodion

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  6. Ammonium chloride

    Ammonium chloride

    Starting at £2.49

    Ammonium chloride is used as an accelerator in fixing baths and in for salting papers for alternative processes. Learn More
  7. Ammonium citrate - 100g

    Ammonium citrate - 100g

    £9.99

    Ammonium citrate - 100g.

    Ammonium citrate is used as a developing agent for some alternative processes, Kallitype being the main usage.

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  8. Ammonium citrate - 500g

    Ammonium citrate - 500g

    £29.99

    Ammonium citrate - 500g.

    Ammonium citrate is used as a developing agent for some alternative processes, Kallitype and platinum/palladium being the main usages

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  9. Ammonium dichromate - 20% solution

    Ammonium dichromate - 20% solution

    £5.99

    Out of stock

    Ammonium dichromate - 20% solution - 100ml

    This is a premixed sensitiser for gum and carbon printing.

    It is much more reactive then potassium dichromate which helps to reduce the exposure times required considerably.

    This substance is only available to education establishments and registered companies. It is not available to the general public due to current regulations.

    Please contact us to place your order. Learn More
  10. Ammonium ferric citrate - Green

    Ammonium ferric citrate - Green

    Starting at £8.79

    Ammonium ferric citrate - Green, also known as Ferric ammonium citrate.

    Common alternative process chemical used in Cyanotype, Iron toners and other sensitiser components.

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Raw chemicals - Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes.