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post #831 of 3109
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I'll definitely be posting pics up of the outcome. I just cleaned the ketchup off with a toothbrush for the first time. The side with the fins cleaned off really well. You can still see the spots where the oxidization was, but it's not oxidized anymore. The blocks surface doesn't look right yet though. Kinda looks like the paper towels pattern is transferred to it from the ketchup. I have the surface covered in ketchup again right now. I think i used alot more ketchup on the water-channel side, and that side came out better.

 

Also, make sure it's oxidization on copper and not corroded nickel you're using it on. I think it would make corrosion worse. Oxidizing is more a result of air mixing with the copper. My block got it because i flushed my components when i got them and then put em in a box for a few months while i was workin on my build. I shoulda put but the block in a ziplock bag.

 

You live and you learn :p

    
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post #832 of 3109
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I'll definitely be posting pics up of the outcome. I just cleaned the ketchup off with a toothbrush for the first time. The side with the fins cleaned off really well. You can still see the spots where the oxidization was, but it's not oxidized anymore. The blocks surface doesn't look right yet though. Kinda looks like the paper towels pattern is transferred to it from the ketchup. I have the surface covered in ketchup again right now. I think i used alot more ketchup on the water-channel side, and that side came out better.

Also, make sure it's oxidization on copper and not corroded nickel you're using it on. I think it would make corrosion worse. Oxidizing is more a result of air mixing with the copper. My block got it because i flushed my components when i got them and then put em in a box for a few months while i was workin on my build. I shoulda put but the block in a ziplock bag.

You live and you learn tongue.gif

Good to know, was gonna experiment on my corroded nickel blocks.
post #833 of 3109
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Good to know, was gonna experiment on my corroded nickel blocks.

That is why I am going to stay away from nickle and use only all copper blocks. too many stories of corroded or flaking nickle. you can clean copper if it gets a little corroded but the nickle plated you can not if it has flaked any. only choice is to have it re-coated...

A lot of people swear by it and it does look good. I work in a industry that deals with water and water cooling and I do not like using any dissimilar metals. brass and copper never had any problem with, but steel, stainless, coated pipes, the galvanic process kills them... it is hard to explain really and I can not. I just know I will not have them!!!
post #834 of 3109
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So this is my results after soaking each side in ketchup once and scrubbing with a toothbrush. Like i said, the surface side is soaking in ketchup again right now because it didn't come out great. Then i need to wash, polish, and use arcticlean on both sides. So still not finished.

 

Channel-Side Before:

 

 

 

After:

 

 

 

 

 

Surface-Side Before:

 

 

After:

 

 

 

So hopefully after this last time soaking the surface-side in ketchup, i can get the rest of that staining out. Then i guess tomorrow i'll get to flush and setup my temporary loop like i wanted to do today :thumb:

    
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post #835 of 3109
Very nice. We learn something new everyday thumb.gif
post #836 of 3109
Now we're back on track!

It's amazing how simple household items like ketchup can prove useful for other applications. Hopefully the magic red paste does its thing on the surface side so you can get it on a chip!
post #837 of 3109
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Here's the final results =)

After covering the surface-side in ketchup for like another hour, scrubbing, rinsing in hot distilled + dishsoap, rinsing in hot distilled, scrubbing with jewelers rouge, then scrubbing with the ArctiClean Step 2 Purifier......

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'm definitely happy with that result!!

 

Anyway, i need to get some sleep. :wave2: 

    
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post #838 of 3109
Sweet! It looks like new! as always, nice pics! tongue.gif
All power to the tomatoes ! gonna remember that for my next flush! thumb.gif
 
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post #839 of 3109
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Here's the final results =)




I'm definitely happy with that result!!

Anyway, i need to get some sleep. wave2.gif  

How many attempts did that shot take tongue.gif (be honest)
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post #840 of 3109
I love the ketchup. I use it always when cleaning my copper blocks. then I clean it well with soap and distilled and my wifes toothbrush. tongue.gif
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