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    21st October 2017, 03:39 AM
    WesleyB replied to a thread washing with heat in Making Biodiesel
    Methanol is miscible in biodiesel and glycerine. So demething allows the glycerine in the biodiesel that's dissolved in the methanol to separate. I...
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    19th October 2017, 08:09 PM
    WesleyB replied to a thread washing with heat in Making Biodiesel
    The boiling-point elevation of a solution relative to that of a pure solvent (methanol) depends on the concentration of dissolved particles...
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    19th October 2017, 02:28 PM
    WesleyB replied to a thread washing with heat in Making Biodiesel
    Captain cademan; using a google search on the internet using key words Methanol (data page) Wikipedia , I found the boiling point of methanol at 100...
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    19th October 2017, 01:04 PM
    WesleyB replied to a thread washing with heat in Making Biodiesel
    Captain Cademan; Yes heating the crude bio will drive off the excess methanol. I have used vacuum distillation to remove the excess alcohol....
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    15th October 2017, 03:00 PM
    The thread I addressed was transesterification at reduced temperature (not put exactly that way). Drying the reaction mixture with calcium oxide does...
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No College degree, A PhD Chemist called me a chemist
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