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This accommodation service for its own customers and pamphlet contains information about Kodak products not as a general refining service to industry at large used for silver recovery and the conditions under which This Kodak service is available only through the Kodak's refining service is offered. Type 1-P. Silver Recovery with the a Reselling dealers of Kodak products KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridge. This device is and will govern credit calculation installed between the processor or holding tank and the 2. and service companies handling processing Kodak also retains the right to refuse precious metals. graphic Kodak retains the right to specify the types of arts and printing supplies. will pass to the customer at the point of shipment so the customer will be responsible for filing any loss or KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridges damage claims with the carrier Kodak will not be In an effort to assist users of photographic materials in liable for any loss incurred by the customer for such reclaiming silver from various processing solutions. returned as bullion or retained on behalf of the In addition to the appropriate adapter kit (see customer accessory list on page 4). product supplies. described in Number 3 below Of course. Type P. Kodak receives many inquiries about the silver photographic process Kodak views this as an recovery program offered to our customers. the sludge must be from photographic processing solutions that have been desilvered with steel wool c. Additional product information is included in Kodak will accept silver-bearing material from KODAK Publication No. INTRODUCTION Silver Recovery and Refining Services 1. returns Kodak will endeavor to properly package Kodak provides a silver recovery device called a return shipments to minimize any customer losses Chemical Recovery Cartridge (CRC). There are presently Kodak retains the right to refuse a n d return any four types of CRCs: Type I . Material that Kodak will accept for refining Paper KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridges. J-9 Silver Recovery with the KODAK Chemical Type 2-P (5-gallon size). J-9. same types of businesses mentioned in the Kodak makes its products and services available to introductory paragraphs the end users through dealers in x-ray supplies. As a recovery products and silver flake obtained from the result. and none will be but with half the capacity of the Type 1 -P. a fundamental accessory is The assay evaluation made by Kodak will be final the KODAK Circulating Unit. For the past few years. Type P. and facilitates connection and removal of the CRC. General Terms and Conditions fluctuation in the price of silver and a growing concern Kodak offers a refining service limited to its own silver about recovering it from photographic products. A reference to the classified section of and return material at the originating shipper's local telephone or business directories may be helpful in expense if the material contains impurities or foreign locating a dealer in Kodak silver recovery products in matter not normally encountered in the material your area. as value of any silver is unknown Title of the shipment well as silver-bearing material from other sources. Type P ( 3 1/2-gallon size) J-9A Silver Recovery with the KODAK Chemical KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridge. Type 3 (15-gallon size) If the Type 3 cartridge is used as a shipping container for accumulated sludge. b Photographic laboratories which are listed For more information.P and Type 2-P are material subject to the constraints of its refining 5-gallon factory-sealed plastic buckets.P Recovery Cartridge. The Junior 1 -P is a 3 1M-gallon unit similar to becomes the property of Kodak. there has been a significant 1. Those eligible drain. 1982 . many commercial refiners will process The return shipment will not be insured since the material from KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridges. see the following KODAK Kodak accounts doing business with the trade Publications: c KODAK Equipment Performance Program customers J-1OB Directory of Silver Services d KODAK Business Systems Markets Division J-10 Recovering Silver from Photographic Materials customers J-IOA Potential Silver Yield from KODAK Photographic 3. 2 GEastman Kodak Company. and Junior I . Type 3 Recovery Cartridge. Type 3 is a capacity 15-gallon stainless steel drum that can be recharged by All silver recovered from a customer's material the user. professional photographic silver-bearing material that it will accept for .

. . without prior approval. . . Deliveries will not be accepted o n nights. Electrolytic Metal Flake Silver: Transportation and insurance charges are the Handling. 97% Terms and charges are subject to change without notice. .00 padlocks and/or shipping containers will be returned (assay unit is any combination of KODAK at the customer's expense. . Sampling. If requested. . Receiving Department Maximum of 17. . . . . . . . . .750 troy ounces (approximately 600 For security reasons.80 Electrolytic flake silver (chip) should be crated or (per refined troy ounce) secured in a suitable metal container. All shipments of silver material must be made Silver Accountability . . . . or weekends. Rochester. Eastman Kodak Company. . New York material is determined by the Volhard NOTE: The Recovery Department does not accept Titration laboratory method chemical recovery cartridges made by other Refining -the process of purifying the silver- manufacturers. . . .000 troy material ounces (approximately 68 1/2 pounds) The Sampling . . Electrolytic flake silver obtained from 5. $ 27. scrap photosensitized material. maximum of six (6) containers. .the laboratory procedures followed to 1200 pounds) This approval may be requested by determine the silver content of the contacting the Silver Recovery Coordinator at Kodak material The silver content of the Office in Rochester. . . . . . . . . .The special security measures large-scale refining equipment used in the Kodak necessary to maintain the separate '! Park Recovery Department. . The KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridge Return Summary (form K03322) and the KODAK 6.00 responsibility of the customer. Charges for Kodak's silver recovery service photographic processing solutioris Due to the Handling . . . the minimum acceptable identity and integrity of customer's shipment of electrolytic flake silver is 1. . and Assay .000 troy Park's Receiving Department must arrive before ounces (approximately 68 112 pounds). Assay Charge Per Assay Unit . . The Electrolytic Metal CRC's whose container volumes total 30 i" Flake Return Summary (form K03347) must gallons or less from the same customer) accompany all shipments of flake silver to Kodak.500 troy ounces (approximately Assay . 1982 Chemical Recovery Cartridge Return Label (form Silver-bearing sludge from CRCs: K03321) must accompany all shipments of CRCs to Net Kodak. $287. and Refining . . .this represents the amount 4. silver bearing material by smelting and scrap from nonphotographic sources. 'This approval may be requested by contacting the Silver Recovery Coordinator. . . . Shipping information of silver for which the company will issue credit expressed as a percent of KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridges in cartons the total amount of silver assayed when properly sealed are acceptable shipping containers. New York 14650. $ 0. . . . . . . personal deliveries of pounds) or less from the same customer. Sampling. .500 troy ounces (approxi- personnel will sign only for the gross weight received mately 1200 pounds) in any single calendar and cannot acknowledge contents of the delivered month. . . . . Refining Charge . . . . . .the blending and prerefining operations maximum acceptable shipment of electrolytic flake necessary to provide uniformity of the silver in any single calendar month without prior samples taken for assay purposes approval is 17.* units. . Handling. . . o n workdays. $ 0. (per refined troy ounce) Silver Accountability . . bar silver. . 1041 Ridge Road West. . . per 8. . Charges in effect as of July 26.14 holidays. . . Rochester. 3:30 p. . chemical recovery cartridges or flake silver to Kodak Minimum acceptable shipment is 1. . or 1 steel wool powders electrolysis Silver Accountability . . . . The Junior 1 -P CRC is an exception These forms are available from Customer Service and the assay unit is limited to a Representatives in the various regions.m. . . . New York 14650 3 . . . 95% prepaid to Kodak Park's Receiving Department.

Adequate the area under the cartridge identification numbers packaging is mandatory. Malfunctioning Cartridge . The Return Summary should be marked the shipment is made to Kodak The words "CHECK "Malfunctioning Cartridge . the cartridge through the issuance of a check may be returned to Kodak Park Recovery If customers wish to be paid by checK for their Department by using the KODAK Chemical Recovery silver in lieu of credit to their account. Eastman Kodak Company. will silver recovered less such costs. please contact the Silver 1.Unused Chemical Recovery Recovery Coordinator. Container credit KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridges will be issued by Rochester. If the silver yield receipt at Kodak Park is not likely to be economical to cover process and Credits are entered o n customers' accounts from shipping costs. Leaking. Cartridges.Reasonable Silver Yield are reviewed in accordance with sound credit Expected administration practices and may be used to offset The Kodak field representative completes a field past-due balances Furthermore. Payment for silver recovered 2. commencing with the day of cartridge be replaced by Rochester. and credit will be issued for the amount of check. Type 3. Refills The Kodak field representative completes a Product Return Adjustment Form and requests that credit be issued by the servicing Kodak Regional Distribution Center The product and form should be shipped to the appropriate Kodak Regional Distribution Center 4 . they should Cartridge Return Summary and Return Label in the indicate this on the Return Summary form at the time usual way. the cartridge should be disposed of five to seven weeks after receipt of material locally. The field representative completes a disposal Customers should not deduct their anticipated credit certificate. Based o n the in order to offset possible future purchases Net Kodak field representative's judgment as to the credit balances in a customer's account are cleared expectation of reasonable silver yield. against monthly payments due Kodak These credits 3. The following procedures are established to report overstock. describing the amount of payment for their silver less The customer will be charged the usual refining the appropriate charges (see 5 and 6 above) A costs. Overstock Return . or Malfunctioning cartridge returned for silver recovery.7. The Recovery Department Customers will receive a Credit Memorandum by mail will assay the cartridge at no cost to the customer. New York 14650.D o Not Charge for REQUESTED" should be written boldly on the form in Assay" by the field representative. Return of Empty Type 3 Cartridge for Container days Credit Credits will not be issued in the form of silver The empty Type 3 should be shipped to Kodak bullion Park Recovery Department by using the Return Summary and Return Label in the same manner as a Overstock. these credits are report and requests that credit be issued or the not normally carried in an account past the due date cartridge be replaced by Rochester. leaking or malfunctioning Chemical Recovery Inquiries Cartridges If you need more information. follow the Credit Memorandum in approximately ten 4. Cartridges and KODAK Chemical Recovery Rochester. Malfunctioning Cartridge . covering the net silver recovery credit.No Silver Recovered The price Kodak pays for silver is the average of 20 The Kodak field representative completes a field consecutive daily price quotes by Handy and report and requests that credit be issued or the Harman in New York.

. . Model 324 series. . 4631 14 4. . . . . . .75 KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridge. . . . for silver recovery . . . . . . . 5-gal size . . . .. . . . . .50 Kit for adapting such processors as KODAK VERSAMAT Film Processor. . . 5A-N. . . . . Model M7 . .00 Kit for adapting such processors as KODAK X-OMAT Processor. . and KODAK VERSAMAT Processor Model 17. . .. . . . . . . . 583129 90. . . .40 KODAK Silver Estimating Test Papers. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . List Price Kit for adapting such processors as KODALITH Film Processor. . and KODAK RPX-OMAT Processor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Type P . .75 Washer for Cap of Circulating Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . Type 3. . . . . .. . . . . .. Junior I .. . . . .. List Price KODAK Circulating Unit.35 Locking Ring (to secure cover on Type 3 Cartridge . . . K-2685 23. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 5984 277. . . . . . . . .. . .00 Kit for adapting such processors as KODAK VERSAMAT Film Processor. . .00 Plastic "Tee" Assembly (for Circulating Unit) . . . . . . . . 123 8658 58. . . . .and multiple-order quantity.a nd -white fixer) KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridge. . . . .00 Plastic Shipping Cap . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . 452638 0. . 800 Lee Road. . . . 411. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 8205 35. . . . . . . 5 . . . . . . . . . K-5325 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 *The stainless steel container may be new or reconditioned A $75 credit will be issued for each container returned to Kodak in a condition suitable for remanufacture Silver Recovery Accessories (available from dealers through Parts Services.50 Kit for adapting such processors as KODAK RPX-OMAT Processor. . . . . Type 3. 194 3901 45. . . . . . .) . . . . .. New York 14650) Part No. . .. . . . . . Type 2-P. . . . for silver recovery .. . . . 196 5466 12. . K-2675 3. . 508430 50. . . . . .50/ft Tubing Clamp (Corbin type) (suitable for 3/4-inch ID plastic tubing with 1/8-inch wall thickness) . . . . . . . Can be removed for cleaning. . . . . . . . . . 764773 0. . . . . . K-3275 11. . . . .. . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . K-3715 14. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . Type 1-P. . .. . . 183 2815 2. . . . . . . . . .75 (for bleach -fix and black . . . for silver recovery .. . .75 KODAK Circulating Unit Adapters. 15-gal size . .00 Plastic Tubing.00 Kit for adapting such processors as the KODAK ROYALPRINT Processor. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . Models 11. .P . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .00* (for bleach-fix and black-and-white fixer) KODAK Cartridge Refill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . Model 417. . . . . . . . .. . 191 3425 17. . M6A. . . . . 764616 0. . . 3/4-inch ID with 1/8-inch wall thickness . .L . . . 764774 3. . . . . . . . . . . .- Silver Recovery Products (available from dealers through Regional Distribution Centers) CAT No. . 194 4487 $ 28. . . . for silver recovery . . . . . .50 Kit for adapting a chemical storage tank for silver recovery . . . . .. . .. 3 1/2-gal size . 5-gal size . . . . . . . . . .. . . 194 3018 45. . . . Rochester. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 542067 23. K-2695 61 . . . . . . . . . per book (each book contains in excess of 200 test papers) . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . . . .. . . . .00 Kit for adapting a flexible container package for silver recovery . .00 Pail Support (for first CRC of two in series) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 764777 9. and M6A-N. . . . . . . . . . . . .50 (for bleach-fix and black-and-white fixer) KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridge. . . Actual selling prices are determined by the dealer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I I C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Prices shown are suggested prices only and are subject to change without notice. . . . . . . I I A . .35 (Minimum. . . . . . .. Model M5. . .OO Restricting Orifice (for restricting flow rate through 3/4-inch tubing to 300 mL per minute) . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. . per set (for Type 3 unit only) . . . . . .. . Type 3 (1 steel wool refill and cover gasket) . carton of 10 books) KODAK 3/4-inch Hose Adapter Elbow (for treatment of wash water) pkg of 2 . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .50 Sight Glass (for observing flow in bleach-fix regeneration unit tubing. 760477 1. . . . . . . . . . . . and 317. . . . . Models M6. . . . . .. .and 75 . . . . . . . . . . . . 527065 2. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . Models 5. . . . . . . .50 (for color negative and reversal film fixer) KODAK Chemical Recovery Cartridge. . . . . . . . . .. .. . .. . . . .