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post #381 of 3087
Here is a picture of my UV Red after a month of 24/7 use.
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post #382 of 3087
Emailed Primochill and sent them my pics of the affected tube. I'm hoping they can send a replacement that does not cloud.
post #383 of 3087
Another friendly request for you guys to add to the tubing database (link in sig) redface.gif

Hopefully we'll start to see some trends.
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I would add myself but I'm not running anything yet. I got some used PrimoChill White LRT(and 4' of new with it) that looks none the worse for wear, but I cannot add myself to the list yet because my loop isn't completed yet. mellowsmiley.gif

Although the gentleman I got my tubing from, only used Distilled and Silver Coil. smile.gif

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well i have ordered some xspc tubing from here in canada,and see if that fares better than my badly leaching primochill tubing
post #386 of 3087
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Originally Posted by rj2 View Post

well i have ordered some xspc tubing from here in canada,and see if that fares better than my badly leaching primochill tubing

Please keep us updated on this, we need a alternative to the primochill tubing since this looks like it will take a long time to fix.
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They're sending me replacement tubing and a return label so they can inspect the old stuff. A+
    
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The most important variable is amount of plasticizer in the the particular batch of tubing during manufacturing, and whether steps were taken to create plasticizer free inner bore, +/- some unknown manufacturing variables that we have no knowledge or control over. Those variables you wont be able to screen for, and those are likely the ones that matter the most. In the chart that one person made, looks like people with and without every kind of additive had both clear and clouded tubing. Again, sounds like just manufacturing issues on more recent tubing.
You can buy plasticizer free tubing, ie tygon beverage tubing b44-4x and b44-3x, and then not have to worry about plasticizer, but you wont be able to make really tight bends so some limitations, since plasticizer is what gives tubing greater flexibility.
What we need is someone to step up to plate, and start making plasticizer free inner bore and clearly labeling it as such, though will be a little more expensive, I would definitely get it. Only plasticizer free inner bore I know of now is tygon silver tubing, but i am not interested in that color.

Unfortunately you still do need to worry about placitizier/clouding w/ B-44-4X. It was just as bad as R3603 for me. I used a killcoil + PTN w/ distilled. Tubes were starting to cloud within two weeks. So either it isn't plasticizer that is clouding the tubes or the whole inner bore plasticizer-free is not completely true.

I have some B-44-3 here but it has a strong yellow tint to it. Since I use Ice Dragon Cooling nanofluid I need completely clear. But I may dye it black and see if it clouds or not.
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post #389 of 3087
I've had the same Corsair fluid in my loop for years and there's never been anything in the tubing or blocks. No kill coil, nothing else added except some distilled once in a great while.

The only thing I don't like is that it's green.
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post #390 of 3087
I just installed some new blue PrimoFlex PRO LRT tubing three days ago. Today I decided to change my loop order, here is a chunk of tubing after 3 days distilled + killcoil:

450

not sure if you can tell from the pic, but it's pretty white on the inside, it's not a very thick layer, yet.
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