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  • 1) Sorts and examines processed photographic film, repairs defective film, and tends drying cabinet that dries film: Flips switch to activate exhaust fan of drier, reads temperature gauge, and adjusts heat controls to maintain specified temperature in drier.

  • 2) Notifies supervisor or darkroom personnel concerning need for machine adjustments or solution changes if excessive amounts of film damage occurs.

  • 3) Monitors drying operation to detect dirty, twisted, or torn film in drier and removes defective film from drier.

  • 4) Washes film in negative cleaner to clean, soften, and straighten film and mends torn film, using tape, sealing solution, and scissors.

  • 5) Feels surface of film in drier to determine dryness and removes film from drier when completely dry.

  • 6) Examines film for clearness of image to determine printability and matches numbered label attached to film with number on customer envelope to avoid missorts.

  • 7) Sorts film into bins or attaches film to hooks according to size and type processing required.

  • 8) May compute customer charges, using pricelist.




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Job Number: 10949