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post #1701 of 3087
Hate to break it to you, but this is Durelene. Cloudy in less than a month, more like two weeks. The top one is a brand new 1/2" x 3/4" Durelene tubing. The bottom is the 7/16" x 5/8" Durelene tubing which has been in the loop for ~2 weeks. Coolant = Distilled ( from lab distiller) + Corrosion Inhibitor (non-Glycol based) at 5% ratio. I also found some white residue in the reservoir around the waterline.



EDIT: I'll give Norprene a try the next coolant change.
Edited by PTCB - 10/26/12 at 7:17pm
post #1702 of 3087
I guess nothing is safe. I don't mind clouding so much as long as it doesn't leave stuff in the loop. Only time will tell if it breaks down. I have ordered duralene for my setup already.
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Originally Posted by XViper2 View Post

I don't mind clouding so much as long as it doesn't leave stuff in the loop.

Yeah, me too. I haven't opened my blocks so no idea what it's like in there. Also, I'm setting up another loop for my other rig. I'll use pre-mixed XSPC coolant with the 1/2" x 3/4" Durelene tubing I have laying around this time and see how it goes. I'll report back on both loop. Cheers.
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Okay then that settles it, Cheap or not I won't be buying Duralene.

I'm starting to think that this is somewhat like Radiators. Lots of companies selling, few actual manufacturers makin them. It\s probably the same with tubing. thinking.gif

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Lots of companies selling, few actual manufacturers makin them. It\s probably the same with tubing. thinking.gif
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Yep. And Durelene = Tygon (Saint-Gobain Corporation) anyway.
post #1706 of 3087
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Okay then that settles it, Cheap or not I won't be buying Duralene.
I'm starting to think that this is somewhat like Radiators. Lots of companies selling, few actual manufacturers makin them. It\s probably the same with tubing. thinking.gif
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As clear tubing goes tho,its still the best option available....
Primoschill dumps epic amounts of crud into the loop,a little bit of clouding i can deal with....but not a whiteout.
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Okay then that settles it, Cheap or not I won't be buying Duralene.
I'm starting to think that this is somewhat like Radiators. Lots of companies selling, few actual manufacturers makin them. It\s probably the same with tubing. thinking.gif
~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

As clear tubing goes tho,its still the best option available....
Primoschill dumps epic amounts of crud into the loop,a little bit of clouding i can deal with....but not a whiteout.

Agreed. But I don't plan on buying PC tubing. I'm thinking Feser or Masterkleer in white and seeing how that fares. Can't be any worse than PrimoChill LRT. mellowsmiley.gif

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Agreed. But I don't plan on buying PC tubing. I'm thinking Feser or Masterkleer in white and seeing how that fares. Can't be any worse than PrimoChill LRT. mellowsmiley.gif
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I went with MasterKleer as per the good advice of many people
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Yeah B Negative... I think I'm on my way to becoming one of you. (Guess the chant worked... or could be the cloudy tubing). I'm gonna run everything with tubing first though... for the experience, and because I'll have to change out all of my fittings... which isn't a cost I'm looking forward to at the moment. However, I just love the look that it gives - and your walkthrough on using it. biggrin.gif
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