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Cleaning the inside of soldered copper
« on: December 08, 2013, 08:00:30 PM »
So I soldered up my recirc tube for my immersion chiller, but before I use it, I want to clean it well enough - any suggestions on that??  PBW bath or something different first?
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Re: Cleaning the inside of soldered copper
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2013, 06:08:53 AM »
I think I'd just use boiling water to remove any leftover flux, then the first batch will quickly passivate the metal.
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Re: Cleaning the inside of soldered copper
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2013, 09:50:54 PM »
Maybe I'll try a couple separate batches of boiling water for good measure!
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