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Where can I buy blueprint paper? Answered

I am looking for blueprint paper, the kind that is just solid blue, no lines or graphs. Like the kind they use on Myth Busters.

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Maggie Logan

3 years ago

Hi, I have just recently received diazo blueprint paper that I ordered from Reprotech Company. They are the direct manufacturer of the product and I am truly pleased with their service and price (I searched all around :P). Here's their website http://www.reprotech.co.th/rs/diazo-media/. Hope you guys find what you are looking for.

Peace.

Maggie

Diazo Ammonia-Sensitised Blueprint Paper 80 GSM (Blueline, Blackline & Redline).jpgDiazo Ammonia-Sensitised Blueprint Paper 80 GSM Roll Size (Blueline, Blackline & Redline).jpg
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Maggie Logan

3 years ago

Hi, I have just recently received diazo blueprint paper that I ordered from Reprotech Company. They are the direct manufacturer of the product and I am truly pleased with their service and price (I searched all around :P). Here's their website http://www.reprotech.co.th/rs/diazo-media/. Hope you guys find what you are looking for.

Peace.
Maggie

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steveastrouk

7 years ago

"Blueprint" is a photographic process - the "blue" is the result of developing the paper. Otherwise, buy blue paper in an office supplies store.

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frollardsteveastrouk

Answer 7 years ago

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its an ammonia based chemical process to print the blue. Mythbusters just use plain blue paper in large rolls with white wax pencil or opaque sharpie.

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Re-designfrollard

Answer 7 years ago

Actually "blue Line" on white paper is developed by ammonia vapor and "blue print" with white lines is developed by peroxide vapors. At least in the systems that I've owned.

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steveastroukRe-design

Answer 7 years ago

Yeah, I remember the prints STINKING when they arrived !

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frollardRe-design

Answer 7 years ago

Indeedy, wasn't sure if I had it backwards.

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Vyger

7 years ago

I had a friend in college many years ago who came up with a very original idea for the use of the paper. He talked his girl friend into laying nude on the paper and then he ran the exposure light around her and made nude silhouette's.
I got to see the finished results but she insisted that the "process" remain secret.

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Re-designVyger

Answer 7 years ago

I did this also. I was taking a photography class in college and for a project I soaked a white sheet in blueprint chemical and had our model lay on the sheet. The sheet was developed in peroxide. My instructor wasn't too impressed since it was "just" a big contact print. I used that sheet as a wall hanging for several years after that and it eventually faded almost away.