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This is What Happens to 35mm Film in Hydrochloric Acid

Chemistry and physics teacher MattAttackPro shot the above photo showing what happens when a roll of unused 35mm camera film is dropped into a beaker of hydrochloric acid. What you’re seeing is the emulsion (light sensitive chemicals suspended in gelatin) separating from the clear plastic backing.

(via Boing Boing)


Image credits: Photograph by MattAttackPro


 
  • http://twitter.com/stoyanov stanimir stoyanov

    What happens if you breathe that gas?

  • Andres Trujillo

    you will DEVELOP some NEGATIVE respiratory problems?…. sorry, I won’t do that again