Filling the loop with the Filling bottle is a really great help, especially if the reservoir is in a hard to reach position, surrounded by tubing or other components. But, did you know that you can also use it for draining the loop?
We’ve seen a number of people complain about black EK fittings not being painted on the inside. And contrary to popular belief, that is not the case of EK being cheap or manufacturing process being simpler.
In the water cooling world, there are two tides. One goes for pretty colored coolants, the other wants only cooling performance and doesn’t worry about looks. Some of the people in the other movement are promoting pure distilled water as the best choice for liquid cooling as it requires almost no maintenance. So today we’re gonna talk about all the coolants, and also explain why pure distilled water can be a bad idea.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plasticizers or dispersants are additives that increase the plasticity or fluidity of a plastic, especially polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tubing in computer liquid cooling.
Copper does not react with water, but it slowly reacts with atmospheric oxygen, forming a layer of brown-black copper oxide.