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Is exposed brass okay in a loop?

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I just want to make sure that it is okay to have exposed brass in an otherwise all copper loop. I’m almost positive that brass is a neutral metal, but I just wanted to make sure before I put everything together. I am using one of the older style danger den bay reservoirs, and I ordered ½ inch barbs instead of 3/8. I have a polypropylene elbow on the way from Petra’s, but I forgot to order the straight one. Lowes had a brass 3/8 so I snagged it.
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im not a watercooling expert but i would think you would be ok.
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post #3 of 6
Brass should be fine. It is a copper zinc combo so I would assume it would work.
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Copper + Brass + Nickel = NO CORROSSION

Add ALUMINUM to above metals = GALVANIC CORROSSION
Edited by RedRaider - 5/26/08 at 4:00pm
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Brass is good.
    
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post #6 of 6
as all have stated above, brass is fine
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