Patent Number: 6,168,322

Title: Apparatus for processing exposed photosensitive elements

Abstract: Apparatus for processing exposed photosensitive elements comprising: a cylindrical container having an open end and having a plurality of circumferentially disposed containment vessels for containing processing fluids; an index plate which is rotatably mounted on the container at the open end; a holder for holding an exposed photosensitive element; support structure for mounting the holder on the index plate for movement downwardly and upwardly; and a member on the index plate for manually rotating the plate to sequentially align the holder with the plurality of containment vessels so that at each vessel the holder is manually moved downwardly to submerge the photosensitive element in the processing fluid contained in the vessel and then moved upwardly to remove the element from the fluid.

Inventors: Perry; Ronald J. (Webster, NY), Sherburne; David G. (Ontario, NY), Brayer; Franklin C. (Rochester, NY), O'Dea; Dennis J. (Farmington, NY)

Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company

International Classification: G03D 13/02 (20060101); G03D 13/06 (20060101); G03D 003/08 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018