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Can coolant be reused?

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I want to know whether there are any issues with reusing coolant once it has been drained? I am using Mayhems pastel yellow, I will put it in my loop in the next couple of weeks but in the next 3-4 months I will upgrade my GPU and need to dis assemble the loop. My question is, is it ok to drain off my coolant, rebuild the loop and then re use the same coolant? From what I have heard Mayhem's stuff can last up to 2+ years so I myself can't see any issues but wanted to ask the pros as it would be a pain to have to shell out around £30 every time I need to change my loop!
post #2 of 11
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anyone?
post #3 of 11
I've done it with distilled. I suppose as long as it hasn't broken down then it's OK to reuse it.
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post #4 of 11
How about asking Mayhem. He can answer all the questions you have on reusing coolant.
post #5 of 11
Yes it can be reused. Just strain it through a coffee filter.
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Originally Posted by lowfat View Post

Yes it can be reused. Just strain it through a coffee filter.

Exact words Mayhems just used tongue.gif thanks
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Just saw this and I am thinking about replacing my pump top so I'll have to drain the loop. To be clear, @Mayhem, I can reuse my pastel Blueberry, but I should strain it through a coffee filter before filling the loop again? Are the nano particles so small they'll simply pass through the filter?
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yes you can.
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Why not use 1 dollar bottle of distilled water and 5 dollar killcoil?
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