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Cleaning packing

Postby edwatters » Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:35 am

How often should i remove my ceramic saddles and copper mesh and clean them.
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Re: Cleaning packing

Postby Odin » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:21 am

Ceramic saddles: just flush with water (counterflow) and do a vinegar run (water : vinegar = 5 : 1) every 3 months.

Copper: take out after each run and put it under 40 to 50% alcohol. If you see copper rust (brown instead of bright colours), put it in 50/50 mix of water and cola for 12 hours. Rinse afterwards and put it back under alcohol.

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Re: Cleaning packing

Postby edwatters » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:53 am

Thx odin
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Re: Cleaning packing

Postby Zombie » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:51 am

Hey Guys, I have seen Cola used for many cleaning purposes. The reason it works is a combo of phosphoric acid/citric acid.
Couldn't you simply use either one or both to speed up the 12hr time frame?

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Re: Cleaning packing

Postby tipsy » Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:42 pm

Zombie wrote:Hey Guys, I have seen Cola used for many cleaning purposes. The reason it works is a combo of phosphoric acid/citric acid.
Couldn't you simply use either one or both to speed up the 12hr time frame?


I use citric to clean my copper plates.
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