in 1936, Lightning® black powder is noted for its coal-black hue and its
property of adhering to the latent print, but not to the background surface.
It is a heavy powder which will not float around in the air and “dust”
the technician as well as the print. Lightning® black powder is recommended
for most general dusting situations with either a Zephyr® Fiberglass Brush
or a camelhair brush. This black powder has been the powder of choice
for many latent print technicians for over sixty years.
We recommend buying the more economical 16 ounce or 128 ounce jars and
refilling the smaller 90 cc jars, for ease of use. Our 90 cc jars have
an extra wide mouth so it is easy to insert your brush into the jar without