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Hi all,

I am fairly new to meth recovery. Have a GL processor with plumber's delight condenser.

My question is how far do you push the methanol recovery. In my limited experience, the basic rules of thumb are:

1. Biodiesel sample is clear.
2. Soap drops out of the sample.
3. Methanol recovery rate reduces to less than 1 drop/second.

Is there any other way to determine when the recovery is complete? I'd be interested to hear what you do.

Cheers,
Ben
 
Registered: June 21, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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check the temperature limit of the pump?
NT pumps will loose the shaft seal around 200F. other pumps vary.

-dkenny


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