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dry plate

[′drī ‚plāt]
(graphic arts)
A photographic plate that has a sensitized coating of an emulsion of silver halide in gelatin which is dried before exposure to light in the photographic process.
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Eastman recruited William Walker, who had developed a pocket-size camera to be used with dry plates.
However, there were some amateurs who might be willing to accept an inferior dry plate process for the sake of convenience and cost.
The availability of dry plates certainly simplified the job of professional photographers and serious amateurs, but it appears to have done little to broaden the market.
Eastman's talent for devising and improving automated processes for coating dry plates and photographic paper served him well in developing the competencies he needed to make a success of mass production of roll film.
Our scope of business can be roughly divided into two categories: optical product development centered on our proprietary, cutting-edge optical technology; and the development and manufacturing of electronic components, including triacetyl-cellulose (TAC) films for use in LCD polarizing plates and glass dry plates used for production of shadow masks.
The HFO can be remote controlled and contains an oil-actuated, self-adjusting clutch assembly using dry plates.
Our scope of business can be roughly divided into two categories: optical product development centered on our proprietary, cutting-edge optical technology; and the development and manufacturing of electronic components including triacetyl-cellulose (TAC) films for use in LCD polarizing plates and glass dry plates used for production of shadow masks.