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Hey Guys,

I have heard of many people that talk about loops clogging up.

Now I live in South Africa and we do a group order thing from PPC every month but probably only gonna have the cash for it in April/May

I am using the Koolance coolant and have diluted it with some distilled water (ran out of coolant)

How long do I have before my loop clogs up?

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it is hard to say, it doesn't happen to everyone and affects different loops differently. really the best thing to do it to just check every 8-12 months.

you should drain and clean your loop that often anyway, just every 8 months drain the loop, take everything apart, open your blocks up and clean them, and replace your tubing if needed.

do that and you will have nothing to worry about
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^^^^^ agreed
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The loop will probably not clog up completely, just get less and less effective. You can open everything up and clean it now if you want, but to be honest I would just wait until you are ready to put in the order. Just keep an eye on the load temperatures, if they start to spike then you will have to clean things out.

When you are putting in an order I would get either a KillCoil or some Mayhems Biocide (same thing as PT Nuke Cu). Clean your loop out well and use one of those biocides with some distilled water and you will be good long term, no need to flush the loop for a few years.

Proof?



Martin's loop, from this thread.
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Okay thanks guys

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