Vinegar & Kalkwasser

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  1. Galibore

    Galibore Retired Moderator

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    Hi Chemical Guys,

    I mix my kalkwasser with vinegar before adding to the R.O.

    My question is, can I store this mixture for any length of time and in what will I be able to store it. I might be traveling quite a bit from next month and wanted to make things as easy as possible for my wife while I'm gone.
     
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    What mixture do you want to store, the kalk and vinegar or the kalk/vinegar/ro mixture?
     
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    I wouldn't think so Gali i reckon it would be better to mix and use, i may be wrong here.
     
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    I posted a question on another site about using vinegar and Kalkwasser but had no hits, what vinegar do you use as the info I found called for disstilled vinegar and I have not found any. But normal v seems to work.
     
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    Hi Thalion, welcome :)

    Yip good old normal white spirit vinegar from Pick 'n Pay or Checkers or Spar will do the trick.
     
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    Galibore Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    I want to mix the vinegar and Kalk then store it.

    Thalion, yes normal white (clear) spirit vinegar is distilled AFAIK.
     
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    Should be fine to store the mixture for a coupel of weeks at least.
     
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    When you guys say store the mixture, do you mean just the kalk and vinegar, or a kalk, vinegar and RO mix?
     
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    Galibore Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    Hill, just the vinegar and kalk. So that can just easily be shaken and a teaspoon full be added to my ATO (containing the RO) whenever necessary.
     
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    Galibore Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    Thanks PalmerC.
     
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    Can someone please explain this process in more detail?
    What value does the vinegar have?
    What qty of vinegar and kalk is mixed, etc?

    thanks
     
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