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Anything that breaks down the surface tension will allow for better bleeding,Kodak Photoflo is very good for this if you dont want to add soap.
It really isnt necessary tho.....
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1) Don't use any kind of surfactant if you have anything in your water. That means dyes, Nuke Cu, etc: anything. The more complex answer requires that you find out if you have any additives that will drop out from anionic, cationic, or neutral surfactants. You don't want particulate in your loop to gum things up.

2) Using Nuke PHN in a loop that is 100% distilled water (no additives) will work as both a biocide and surfactant.
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Don't want to hijack Bart's thread, but I use Dawn. Just plain old Dawn dish soap.

Bart, I suggest you try it out :-] It makes bleeding (that's getting all the air out of your loop) very painless.

Hijack away! As long as it's good info!
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not hijacking - it's just good information for anyone (including bart) reading this thread redface.gif

Yes indeed!
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1) Don't use any kind of surfactant if you have anything in your water. That means dyes, Nuke Cu, etc: anything. The more complex answer requires that you find out if you have any additives that will drop out from anionic, cationic, or neutral surfactants. You don't want particulate in your loop to gum things up.
2) Using Nuke PHN in a loop that is 100% distilled water (no additives) will work as both a biocide and surfactant.
I refuse to use dyes. Right now, I'm 100% distilled, with a biocide / corrosion inhibitor mix.
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biocide / corrosion inhibitor mix
Then don't put a surfactant into your water. It is likely that doing so will cause the biocide and/or corrosion inhibitor to fall out and gum up the micro-channels in your blocks. In case there is any confusion, soap is a surfactant.
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Then don't put a surfactant into your water. It is likely that doing so will cause the biocide and/or corrosion inhibitor to fall out and gum up the micro-channels in your blocks. In case there is any confusion, soap is a surfactant.
Thanks for the info sir! Personally, for me getting rid of the bubbles is easy: run the system overnight. That's all it took for me. You have to do proper leak testing anyway, so by the time I'm done I'm bubble free. That's the positive thing about being an idiot: I end up doing things like leak testing and loop draining over and over and over. smile.gif
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Making mistakes = Gaining experience...thumb.gif
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Making mistakes = Gaining experience...thumb.gif
And oh how experienced I am!!!! wink.gif Gaining experience isn't the problem, it's FORGETTING the experience due to awful memory!!

UPDATE, kinda: just got back from the nerd store. One last Xmas present to myself, a 50W x 6 fan controller, this one: http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=6_108&item_id=044785
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Bad choice man you should have gone with lamptron!tongue.gif
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Thanks for the info sir! Personally, for me getting rid of the bubbles is easy: run the system overnight. That's all it took for me. You have to do proper leak testing anyway, so by the time I'm done I'm bubble free. That's the positive thing about being an idiot: I end up doing things like leak testing and loop draining over and over and over. smile.gif

When you leak test everything is sealed on your loop right? Just wondering because you said it bleeds it automatically...
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Bad choice man you should have gone with lamptron!tongue.gif

Explain why that perfectly good controller is bad?
Lamptron is not a by word for quality by any means
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