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Hello, the oil I dry it in a fryer. And then I put it in a metal bucket to cool it. If I leave the oil for a day or several days, can the oil absorb water from the atmosphere?Thank
 
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If the air is humid, it can absorb water from the air.

Did you filter the oil before heating it?

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Hello RickDaTech, the oil filter it before heating it
 
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Psicro,

Oil that has been filtered, then heated up then allowed to cool slowly causes the water to drop to the bottom of the container. Covering your bucket with something that will slow down cooling and prevent convection currents will help the water to settle out.

It's the basis of the drying method used in this article:
http://www.make-biodiesel.org/...and-settle-tank.html

It is one of many methods used to dry oil. There are other methods that may work better, but you already have a fryer that can be used to heat oil.

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