Light Seal Kits /
Light Seal Material /
Model Specific Installation Instructions
General Light seal Information
The staff at USCamera still enjoys using film cameras.
We wanted to share the information we have used over the years
installing light seals. In the hopes it would make it easier
for customers to decide if installing light seals is for them.
Our service/installation information discussed in this
section, is drawn from the experience of 4 photo equipment technicians
servicing photo related products from 1975 - 2005 including film/digital
accessories, battery grips, cameras, darkroom, flash, lenses, motor
drives and more. All
technicians were factory trained on different models. All worked in
shops where warranty service was provided on most brands. All performed
in and out of warranty service on different makes and models. Over 100
years combined service experience.
We start with premium materials. Manufactured to
precise thicknesses and density for photo / imaging applications.
cell foam from Japan. The finest we could find. Specifically made for
photo and imaging applications.
Our seals are
machine cut for accuracy and consistency.
The kit you
purchased from us 20 years ago, uses the same quality materials you will
When we make
a new kit, we use a real camera and take
measurements for all seals required directly from that sample.
Next, we make sure the fit is perfect with the backing in place. Last we
do a real install to make sure the seals fit properly.
Some equipment changed over years of production and we make sure
our kits include all seals for all years or required changes.
has every reported a light leak after installing one of our kits.
We have 10's of
thousands of pieces in stock and can perfectly match the width and
thickness required for most any application you may have. The foam
pieces we currently stock are 215 mm long starting at 1.2 mm wide to 11
mm wide. Thickness of 1mm 1.5 mm
2mm and 3 mm are
We can custom cut most any width
of the open cell self adhesive foam we stock. 100 mm W x 215 L
cutting area. Thickness of 1mm 1.5 mm 2mm 3 mm and 4 mm available.
Minimum purchase required on custom cutting. Send us an email for more
We may offering longer and wider product in the future. Email us if that