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Mayhems advises users on how to avoid colour change issues with certain coolants

Mayhems advises users on how to avoid colour change issues with certain coolants

Mayhems advises users on how to avoid Colour change issues with certain Coolants

Mayhems tells user how to avoid colour change issues with certain coolants

 

Mayhems Water Cooling has released an advisory on how their users on how to avoid colour change issues with certain lighter coloured coolants from the company.  

With the launch of Mayhems new support system the company had decided to investigate several of the known issues that some users have had with some of their coolants, most notably the colour change issues that many users have faced with some of Mayhems lighter coloured pastel coolants, most notably Yellow Orange or Red.  

This issue is due to the flux that is used when manufacturing water cooling radiators not being fully removed before sale, resulting in the flux having a chemical reaction with certain coolants over a period of time. Mayhems has now released guidelines on how users can remove the soluble flux themselves from their own water cooling radiators, which will prevent this issue from

Mayhems has now released guidelines on how users can remove the soluble flux themselves from their own water cooling radiators, which will prevent this issue from occurring. These new guidelines are below. 

 

Mayhems suggest the following.

At bare minimum ALL Rads should be flushed with flowing hot tap water (40c to 60c) to help remove and loosen off the water soluble flux from the manufacturing process. For a minimum of 30 minutes.

You can Improve and speed up this process by using Part 2 of the Mayhems Blitz Kit with hot water to aid and speed up this cleaning. Flush with hot water afterwards is still required.

To avoid any favouritism this should be applied to ALL Radiator manufacturers or OEM Radiators

 

  Mayhems advises users on how to avoid Colour change issues with certain Coolants

 

For many water coolers aesthetics are everything, so preventing any potential colour changes in your coolant will be a must. It is advisable that all water coolers clean/flush their radiators and blocks before use, so the change to using hot water instead of standard tap water will not present much of a change for most experienced water coolers.

  

You can join the discussion on Mayhem's new radiator cleaning guidelines on the OC3D Forums.  

 

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Most Recent Comments

08-04-2016, 08:43:08

Deshman
Has common knowledge changed with regards to passing non-filtered water through w/c systems?Quote

08-04-2016, 12:49:18

RickPlaysWarr
Quote:
Originally Posted by Deshman View Post
Has common knowledge changed with regards to passing non-filtered water through w/c systems?
Its obvious that they want the hot water to loosen up and get the flux out of the radiator. Then flush with distilled to get all the minerals out. Or I would say just heat up the distilled water and use that.

--Rick--Quote

08-04-2016, 16:15:46

mayhem
Flushing with tap water is fine as long as you use DI water afterwards to clean out any impurities from the Rad.. As said above from RickPlaysWarr the water is to remove / loosen off the flux.Quote

09-04-2016, 05:16:41

Mysterae
Does no one else think that 30C to 60C for 30 minutes is a little excessive and wasteful?Quote

10-04-2016, 08:32:14

mayhem
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mysterae View Post
Does no one else think that 30C to 60C for 30 minutes is a little excessive and wasteful?
Or do you think throwing £30 worth of coolant down the drain every few months because you didn't clean / flush your rads out is more expensive?Quote
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