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March 05, 2017, 03:11 PM
Size of Turbo Dryer
I used to produce bio in 150litre quantities,using I Makes turbo dryer very successfully. I now intend going to 1000litre batches . What size fan and air pump should I use? I would appreciate some input on this from the knowledgeable people on this forum . Thanks in advance Jock
March 08, 2017, 10:51 PM
Legal Eagle
For batches of that size I would recommend the use of dry media, hard wood chips or dust to be precise. Set up a few up flow barrels in series and use that.

You will need to get most of the soaps out first by evaporating/recovering the suspended methanol if you want the media to last.

Once the excess methanol is removed allow the soaps to settle for a couple days and then run the BD through the dry media and a small micron filter to polish and use.

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