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T-Line for catching air

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I plan to set up a WC loop pretty soon, but I'm a little concerned regarding the T-Line.



I have a Bitspower Crystal T-Splitter, and I plan to have the flow going down through this. However, the T-line itself is going to be on a 90° rotary barb pointed upwards. During filling, this will turn and stick out of the case so its the highest point in the case.
But during all other times it's going to be as depicted. Do I run the risk of not being able to catch air bubbles with this?
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If you were a bubble of air caught in the water flow in the loop, what would entice you to break free of the flow and make the turn at that T fitting?
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I would think over time it would help bleed a loop but if the water is moving to fast the smaller air bubbles wont be able to escape because they would be stuck in the fast flow of the system. Really its just easier imo to do the 24 hr leak test and run the case on its different sides. to get the air out.
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If you were a bubble of air caught in the water flow in the loop, what would entice you to break free of the flow and make the turn at that T fitting?
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I've run them down at an angle, but you need the opening pointed up to some degree to work well.
    
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