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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by charliehorse55;13150898 
When you are installing the tubing you have to make sure that it doesn't have any torsional force on it. All brands of tubing will slowly try to revert to their original shape.

Definitely. Also, one should take note of the natural bend in the hose and use that to your advantage.
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I am happy with the Feser clear/uv blue.

I've only had my loop running for 5 or 6 weeks though so.......
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I have ran Primochill LRT for years. Never had a problem. What are you doing to it that it kinks and twists like that? Never experienced anything like that.
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I have ran Primochill LRT for years. Never had a problem. What are you doing to it that it kinks and twists like that? Never experienced anything like that.

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i have ran primochill lrt for years. Never had a problem. What are you doing to it that it kinks and twists like that? Never experienced anything like that.

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I have ran Primochill LRT for years. Never had a problem. What are you doing to it that it kinks and twists like that? Never experienced anything like that.

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I have ran Primochill LRT for years. Never had a problem. What are you doing to it that it kinks and twists like that? Never experienced anything like that.

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Originally Posted by Segovax;13151073 
I have ran Primochill LRT for years. Never had a problem. What are you doing to it that it kinks and twists like that? Never experienced anything like that.

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It actually is quite difficult to kink when you try wink.gif
    
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Tygon does NOT leach plasticizer. It's laboratory quality and if it leaked chemicals into the liquid inside of it it would cause problems.
Hey, then we could use it for the food industry too can't we?
R3603 is for peristaltic pumps. The whole point of plasticisers is to soften the plastic which is what a peristaltic pump requires

it does leech or at least, has a reaction that causes gunking.

R3603:
TubeGunk3.jpg
TubeGunk2.jpg
TubeGunk1.jpg

b-44-3:
CleanupP1020954.jpg

Both ran for about a year.


B-44-X and b-44-3 stresses 'odour and taste free' while silver claims a 'plasticiser free inner bore. R3603 doesn't make any such claim.
Edited by Fatfool - 4/16/11 at 7:36pm
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I know that R3603 does have plasticize in it, however as I said it will not leak any chemicals into the liquid within. It's approved by the FDA for use in blood pumping peristaltic pumps and it's supposed to stay clear and nice.

Those pictures look exactly like an algae infestation, are you sure you didn't get that? Remember it can often remain only on the tubing, as in your case.
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