Useful tips – Part 3

In part 3 of useful tips, we’ll take a look at some things that might go wrong for custom liquid cooling builders and how you should avoid them.


Did you know that foaming of EK-Cryofuel Solid is totally normal

We’ve received many questions regarding the EK-CryoFuel Solid foaming and/or having air bubbles just after filling the system. Right off the bat, we can say that it’s totally normal and it will lessen over time. Solid colored coolants definitely experience it more than semi-translucent ones, so we’re mostly dedicating this to CryoFuel Solid lineup.

How to clean water blocks?

Water blocks may be disassembled for cleaning purposed on an occasional basis. Your warranty is not voided on dis-assembly of the water block, but the customer loses the EK leak-free guarantee which comes with a factory tested water block.

Antimicrobial (algae) protection?

EK Water Blocks recommended steps to be taken in order to prevent any biological growth within the warm waters of your computer liquid cooling loop.

What is plasticizer?

Plasticizers or dispersants are additives that increase the plasticity or fluidity of a plastic, especially polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tubing in computer liquid cooling.

Does copper oxidation have any impact on cooling performance?

Copper does not react with water, but it slowly reacts with atmospheric oxygen, forming a layer of brown-black copper oxide.