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#1 02-20-2012 16:34:24

reblam
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Registered: 10-05-2008
Posts: 106

Coolant recycling

What exactly is in coolant anyway?
Alcohol of some sort and dies and lube.
What else?

I have taken to sitting it in the shed with a screen or such on top of the bucket.
come back in a few months or longer and "poof" it is gone!

Not sure what all evaporates off, but it has to be better the letting some critter digest it?

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Re: Coolant recycling

#2 02-20-2012 16:46:51

kerm
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Registered: 01-06-2010
Posts: 9

Re: Coolant recycling

My understanding is that the only hazard is ingestion by a critter or child.  Supposedly it has a sweet taste, but I wouldn't personally know.

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#3 02-20-2012 16:47:19

Knapper
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Registered: 04-02-2009
Posts: 31

Re: Coolant recycling

Coolant has Ethelyn Glycol in it, which is a poison but also provides the temperature adjustment (Raising the amount of tolerable heat and lowering the freezing point)

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