Arista-II Ortho Litho Film direct replacement for Arista APHS Premium Halftone Supreme Ortho Litho Film
Ortho Litho Film has very similar in characteristics to the previous
version (APHS) with a slight difference in speed and tonal range and
will yield equivalent results for most applications.
It is an excellent quality graphic arts film that is a replacement for
Kodak Kodalith Type III Ortho Litho Film. When developed in standard
A/B Lith film developer, this film will yield high contrast (black
& white only).
Develop in diluted form of standard B&W paper developer to obtain
continuous tone results for use in creating enlarged negatives for
Arista-II Ortho Litho Film is also used by
many photographers for use in creating highlight masks for fine art
printing and for creating enlarged negatives, in a two-step process,
for contact printing and alternative processes.
Continuous-tone results can be achieved by using a dilute working
solution of standard paper developer. Dektol 1:7 or 1:9 is a popular
dilution to achieve continuous tone results. Ethol LPD, Agfa Neutol,
Clayton Extend Plus, Clayton P-20, Nacco Printol, or any of our Arista
and Arista Premium Paper Developers are also recommended. Your
individual optimal dilution and developing time will vary based on your
Arista-II Ortho Litho Film must be used under red safelight darkroom conditions.
Base is .004 Polyester
Replaces Item #52083, Arista APHS Halftone Line Film
discontinued by the manufacturer