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    12th December 2017, 03:35 AM
    I have previously used the IMB method of caustic stripping to reduce the titration of nasty oil and it worked well. The only criticism I had of it...
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    29th November 2017, 06:08 AM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    Hi Tilly, Firstly, you were correct in that the new oil I tested was rape-seed oil. I use both sodium and potassium for processing. I buy...
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    27th November 2017, 05:59 PM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    My bad. Apologies. I've now edited the post to read 130 litres. David
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    27th November 2017, 03:48 AM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    Hello Tilly Leaving this test aside, if your assertion is correct that drying the methoxide has little benefit to the reaction, how come...
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    26th November 2017, 11:29 PM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    Hi Tilly You have asked me what I concluded from the test results. Both tests involved reacting new veg oil with a pretty massive overdose...
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    26th November 2017, 11:07 PM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    I calculated the mix for the methoxide as follows: Dr.Mark's bulk formula calls for 870lites of wvo to be reacted with a methoxide comprising...
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    26th November 2017, 08:21 PM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    Hi Tilly, i will reply regarding my methoxide mixing a bit later today. I'm just going out to collect some oil. in fairness, I think if you...
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    22nd November 2017, 09:35 PM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    I have posted my results but I have had a message saying that the moderator must approve my post before it's visible
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    22nd November 2017, 09:33 PM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    Here are the results of the testing. THE TEST 1 litre of new rapeseed oil was reacted with 150ml of a koh methoxide made to the Dr. Mark...
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    20th November 2017, 02:56 AM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    Hi Tilly, I live in Leeds. I am certainly not the same person as Dave Smith, who lives in a different town to me. Dave is a friend so mine and...
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    19th November 2017, 10:30 PM
    DavidS replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    I can report that further testing is now underway in the UK of the Dr. Mark method. Dave (Smithy) suggested to me that a good basic test would...
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