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. Citric acid

    Citric acid

    Regular Price: £1.79

    Special Price £1.34

    Citric acid Learn More
  2. Ammonium chloride

    Ammonium chloride

    Regular Price: £2.49

    Special Price £1.87

    Ammonium chloride is used as an accelerator in fixing baths and in for salting papers for alternative processes. Learn More
  3. Tincture of Iodine - 30ml

    Tincture of Iodine - 30ml

    £1.99

    Tincture of Iodine - 5% 

    Adding iodine to your salted collodion can be done to increase contrast, especially with old workhorse collodion. A couple of drops per 100ml of collodion also allows you to use very fresh collodion in a matter of days instead of waiting for weeks for it to ripen.

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  4. Tween 20

    Tween 20

    Regular Price: £3.49

    Special Price £2.62

    Tween 20 (60% solution) - 50ml Learn More
  5. Barium chloride - 100g

    Barium chloride - 100g

    Regular Price: £4.99

    Special Price £3.74

    100g of Barium chloride for treating paper prior to coating Learn More
  6. Sodium chloride

    Sodium chloride

    Regular Price: £4.99

    Special Price £3.74

    Pure Sodium chloride with no additives. Learn More
  7. Calcium carbonate - 500g

    Calcium carbonate - 500g

    Regular Price: £4.99

    Special Price £3.74

    Ultra fine Calcium carbonate powder, used for making your own glass cleaning solutions Learn More
  8. Ammonium Aluminium Sulphate - 500g

    Ammonium Aluminium Sulphate - 500g

    Regular Price: £4.99

    Special Price £3.74

    Ammonium Aluminium Sulphate - 500g

    Also known as Ammonium Alum, or just Alum

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  9. EDTA Acid - 100g

    EDTA Acid - 100g

    Regular Price: £4.99

    Special Price £3.74

    EDTA Acid - 100g Learn More
  10. Sodium citrate - 100g

    Sodium citrate - 100g

    Regular Price: £4.99

    Special Price £3.74

    Sodium citrate - 100g
    Useful as a preservative in the Albumen process Learn More
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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.