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    Re: Cleaning of Oxidised/Polymerised WVO

    Generally I use a caustic solution made with say a spoon of KOH (or Draino) with about 500ml of water. This seems to move most of the Oxidised oil with a light scrub with a suitable brush.
    Geoff
  2. Thread: Methanol

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    Re: Methanol

    Hi Rev,
    I'm paying $280 for a drum up here in the city, from BW Racing Cannington if that's of any help.
    Geoff
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    Re: 240V single-phase WVO pump?

    Hi Dr Mark,
    I've used the cheap China QB brand water pumps of e-bay for the last 5 years at least. I use it to transfer my oil from my hopper to my reactor and then mix my brew with it also. This is...
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    Re: Does Methanol go "off"

    Just like to add my two bob's worth regarding Methanol going off. I believe Methanol should be stored in an airtight container raised above floor level by about at least 50mm preferably sitting on a...
  5. Re: Anyone want a regular oil supply from Bayswater area WA?

    FB.
    I've sent a PM.
    Geoff
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    Re: 100L WVO available in Perth Hills

    Tony,
    I am interested in purchasing your over supply of oil, I've sent you a PM.
    Regards Geoff
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    Re: First time -no separation

    The "Standard" Reprocess is 1g NaOH/ 1.4g KOH mixed into 50ml methanol for each litre of washed and dried biodiesel in the reaction and 1g NaOH/ 1.4g KOH mixed into 35ml methanol if the biodiesel is...
  8. Thread: Price of KOH.

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    Re: Price of KOH.

    The last bag I got cost me $94 inc GST from Challenge Chemicals Kwinana.
    Geoff
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    Re: methanol price per drum

    Hi Sunyou,
    I get my methanol for $265 for a 200ltr. I'm trying to get a buyers group together so as then it would cost around $218 for 200ltr. The group would have to purchase 4 drums at a time. I...
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    Re: WVO for sale [PERTH]

    Sorry David, not Mark. I just had a senior moment.
    Regards Geoff
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    Re: WVO for sale [PERTH]

    G'Day Mark,
    I'm interested in your oil, can you PM me with your contact details and I'll give you a call.
    Thanks Geoff
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    Re: WVO for sale [PERTH]

    Price?
    Location in Perth?

    thank,
    Geoff
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    Looking for Bio Makers in the Cockburn Area

    Hi, I'm trying to setup a buyers group in the Cockburn/Fremantle/ Rockingham area to bulk buy Methanol. If you are interested PM.
    Geoff
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    Looking for Bio Makers in the Cockburn Area

    Hi, I'm trying to get a buyers group together in the Cockburn/Fremantle/Rockingham area to bulk buy Methanol. If you are interested PM.
    Geoff
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    Re: Making a Processor

    Moston,
    Yeah, I've used PVC piping with my 240lt Processor. Glued joints etc, I've had no problems to date handling the heated oil. Just make sure your pipe is clean etc before glueing. I've got a...
  16. Thread: Super sucker

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    Re: Super sucker

    Caveman, I used a small (750 Watt) genset to power the sucker, you will need a high capacity inverter to start a fridge motor up I believe. It generally took about 30 minutes to suck a 200 lt drum...
  17. Thread: Super sucker

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    Re: Super sucker

    Caveman, Iíve been using my sucker for over 12 months with the original domestic fridge motor that I scrounged during a local junk pickup day, I collected a spare at the same time just in case. They...
  18. Thread: Super sucker

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    Re: Super sucker

    G'Day Caveman,
    I've put one together. I used an old 60 litre auto gas fuel tank and a fridge compressor motor. The vacuum from this will collapse a normal drum so you will need a suitably strong...
  19. Thread: Price of KOH`

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    Re: Price of KOH`

    G'day Matt, I just brought a 25kg bag and paid $92.40 over here in the West, from Bio-works. I was paying $50 last year from a backyard supplier of the same brand of KOH but his supply ceased....
  20. Thread: Cheap Pump

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    Re: Cheap Pump

    Hi All, Thanks for the interest and comment.
    The pump is powered by a variable speed drill which allows me to vary the rate. I generaly run it at a slow speed when I filter the bio thru my jean leg...
  21. Thread: Cheap Pump

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    Cheap Pump

    Hi All, I have a suggestion for those that may want to consider a cheap pump to use when putting together a bio reactor. I've been using a power steering pump from an old Ford hooked up to an electic...
  22. Thread: West Oz Supplies

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    Re: West Oz Supplies

    Tony,
    Thanks for the quick reply.
    My titering solution is made up of KOH as per the instructions on the COLLABORATIVE BIODIESEL TUTORIAL web site.
    I also titer as per the article from the same...
  23. Thread: West Oz Supplies

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    Re: West Oz Supplies

    Hi Tony,
    Can you help in suggesting where I might be able to source some phenolpthalein indicator? I've come from phenol red to Turmeric indicator solution and still seem to be having a problem when...
  24. Thread: Methanol

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    Methanol

    Can someone give me some advice regarding Methanol, my supplier has been supplying me with race quality methanol at a price of around $1.50 to $2.00 a litre. He tell's me that there is an industrial...
  25. Thread: Heating WVO

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    Re: Heating WVO

    Thanks Terry,
    Have seen the appleseed processors etc and at this stage of my bio production, I'm basically trying to work with what I've got and I think I would more than likely progress to...
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