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Topic Review (Newest First)
05-16-2013 07:27 AM
T37Chef
Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

I've used this product with much success, its basically phosphoric acid. Its designed to do.exactly what you want to do.
Barnacle Buster
05-16-2013 06:42 AM
Minnewaska
Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

Whenever one finds themselves removing a zinc, its almost always a good idea to replace it entirely.
05-15-2013 10:26 PM
HUGOSALT
Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

When flushing with Rydlyme I always remove zincs and
remove/replace impeller as recommended by Rydlyme.
05-15-2013 09:16 PM
Bradhamlet
Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

Would you also take this time to replace the zincs? I am wondering if they will be eaten up by Rydlyme?

Brad
Lancer 36
05-15-2013 07:38 PM
Minnewaska
Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

Rydlyme Biodegradable Descaler
05-15-2013 07:31 PM
Bradhamlet
Dealing with calcium build up?

How do you remove the calcium build up in the raw water heat exchanger? I have heard from others that they use vinegar. Pros and cons?

Brad
Lancer 36

 
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