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Soluble oil in water table

Postby Leeds88 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:05 pm

Hi,

I've had my water table for around 2 months now, haven't done a great real of cutting in it, however the water has gone ridiculous!! It's a thick rusty sludge that's firing rust all over the torch components.
I've looked online and found a few green fluids that are ridiculously expensive.
Looked all over for advice and people are either saying change the water, which I don't want to be doing once a month or buy greencut.
Why is no one suggesting soluble oil, am I missing something here??

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Re: Soluble oil in water table

Postby acourtjester » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:50 pm

You can use washing soda, some like it some don't
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Re: Soluble oil in water table

Postby steel 35 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:00 pm

Leeds88 wrote:Hi,

Why is no one suggesting soluble oil, am I missing something here??


Paint nor powder like oil.
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Re: Soluble oil in water table

Postby jimcolt » Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:05 pm

The 25,000 degree F plasma arc does not like oil either....it tends to light it on fire!


steel 35 wrote:
Leeds88 wrote:Hi,

Why is no one suggesting soluble oil, am I missing something here??


Paint nor powder like oil.

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Re: Soluble oil in water table

Postby Ironken » Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:25 pm

JD2 carries Pico Quench Guard G for $150/5 gallons. I think I ran it at 10% dilution. I use it in my JD2 MAD 4X4 and like it....supposed to be non toxic. I really like Greencut as well but, it left some crusty schmoo on my table when it evaporated. Personally, with my kids in the area, the cost is well worth it for peace of mind. The Pico is about the same price as the toxic Quench Guard 44.


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