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I am building an oil cooled PC but I need help Answered

Does anyone know how to filter it effectively to get rid off the fragance and the vitamin E? (well, baby oil's condutivity is 0 but I just want to effectively filter it to obtain pure baby oil ) (Note I leve in a remote location and the only cheap accessible choice is the baby oil and they do not carry any other) Your help is appreciated!

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guyfrom7up (author)whatsisface2008-05-01

yeah, I'd recomend minerla oil over baby oil

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gmoon (author)guyfrom7up2008-05-01

BTW, baby oil is mineral oil, with scent added....

and if you can find mineral oil in quantity, it's cheaper than baby oil...

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tech-king (author)gmoon2008-05-02

the problem is finding mineral oil in quanity. mineral oil is used for two real things:
1) transformer oil at power stations
2) its a laxative for when nu-lax, metamucil and all other laxatives fail. obviously, this makes it very hard to get it a the pharmacy in more than 500ml jugs
the look i got when i asked for 6 liters at my pharmacy was just priceless
mineral oil also make your skin soft. i tried it to prove my point, and ended up with people drifting across the classroom to feel my hands, and say they were so soft.

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guyfrom7up (author)tech-king2008-05-02

it's also used for bringing out the color in woods. And protecting woods such as cuttingboards

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gmoon (author)tech-king2008-05-02

I wouldn't last 5 minutes in a room filled with hot baby oil stink...Just the thought makes me a little ill...

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tech-king (author)gmoon2008-05-02

the smell was gone, but my hands were very soft and gentle. i think that was the cause.

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caitlinsdad (author)2008-05-01

Would the fragrance and Vitamin E really make any noticeable difference in affecting its thermal cooling properties? Unless you have leaks in your sealed system and maybe if that stuff cooks as it heats up into a rancid smell, I'd give it a go to see if it really matters. I think most water-cooled PCs have an additive to color it and give it some anti-fungal/corrosion resistance properties.

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tech-king (author)caitlinsdad2008-05-01

those additives also: 1) make the fluid uv reactive (good for finding leaks) 2) changes its surface tension

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