The stabilizer is primarily a wetting agent with
formaldehyde added. The wetting agent allows for spot-free drying, and the
formaldehyde stabilizes the dye images and further hardens the emulsion
j. Drying. Dry the film in a dust-free area. If you use heat to dry
film, the temperature must not exceed 120 degrees F (49 degrees C).
Figure 4-1 contains the necessary information regarding times, temperature,
The E6 process
a. Slide Mount Materials.
After the film is processed and
dried, each individual slide is placed into a protective frame.