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16mm Film Cutting by John Burder

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Joining Films: Permanent Splices

 

The alternative to joining with tape is to use a liquid solution known as film cement. Cement splicers, like tape joiners, are available in several different forms. Tape joins are ideal for cutting copy use. Cement splicers are suitable for joining original film and show prints. Tape discolours with age and many laboratory film printing machines cannot cope with tape joins. When you join with tape you lay the two pieces of film to be joined end to end on the joining black without an overlap. When you join with cement you need an overlap. To join two pieces of film together the emulsion must be scraped off the overlapping edge of the film. Cement can then be applied to the edge and the two pieces of film clamped ...

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