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a former photographic method that used a glass plate coated with a light-sensitive gelatinous emulsion

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After a number of the dry plates he had made and sold to dealers went bad, Eastman recalled and replaced them at his own expense, almost sending his fledgling company into ruin.
A team of Japanese scholars working with Indonesians on the restoration of the remains of a Hindu temple in Java damaged by a massive earthquake last year has been allowed rare access to old photographs and photographic dry plates that could prove very useful to its future work.
And Bockarie's training has helped encourage the introduction of plate racks built to dry plates in a clean manner, and the drainage was improved.
FAST, introduced several years ago, produces dry plates that are ready for use immediately after processing, unlike conventional solvent or water wash plates that require long drying time.