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Dry wash (sawdust) and KOH?

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May 17, 2012, 09:41 AM
David Miller
Dry wash (sawdust) and KOH?
Anyone doing sawdust washing with potassium hydroxide?

I'm just wondering if the liquid soaps filter out as well as the solid.

Thanks
May 17, 2012, 10:08 PM
sunny1
I use KOH with sawdust and it works very well.
Have been using it for a couple of years.
May 18, 2012, 11:04 AM
David Miller
Thanks Sunny1

I thought it was probably the case, but it's good to know before I build a process around itSmile
November 25, 2013, 02:17 AM
Yuka
Do you demeth before going thru the sawdust?
You settle and drain the glycerol before?

I was wondering to pass the bio as soon as the process ends thru the sawdust towers, (gravity flow) before settling and draining the glycerol to avoid the long settling time. I know it will clog fast but...
Sawdust is cheap!
After that pass it thru my 2 micron and finally to my purolite towers.
Just wondering.

Thanks. Eduardo