Alternative liquid: contact lens cleaner

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  1. Bindibadgi

    Bindibadgi Tired. Forever tired.

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    Just to share my latest discovery I'm currently trying this in my new loop: 500ml of contact lens cleaner. It's great because it's 99.9+% pure water, with a few mg of salt and anti-bacterial additives. Generic bottle of the stuff costs only 1 quid here. I'll let you know how it goes in a few months of use at 40C. :rock:
     
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  2. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    haha keep us posted :D

    Until then I will stick to XSPC. I never want to have to drain another loop again ever :(
     
  3. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    Fluorinert myself. ****** hard to get your hands on though.

    Unfortunately vodka has a really bad thermal conductivity, otherwise it would be ideal.
     
  4. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Did you fill the loop with the eye drop cap? I think you should.:)
     
  5. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Fluorinert cannot be used in our waterloops,its immersion cooling fluid. And its not made anymore,now we use Novec fluids from 3M instead
     
  6. benji2412

    benji2412 <insert message here>

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    Well, you technically can use it and it wouldn't be the end of the world if it leaked either...... It does expand when warm though.

    We bought some only the other month, hadn't realised they'd stopped producing it.
     
  7. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    By expand you mean boil.

    Certainly not for closed loops,with an expansion vessel you could use it but it just isnt effective in our waterblocks as the boiling action is suppressed.

    I have a few ltrs of Novec sitting here that I have tried it with.
     

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