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Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-26-2008, 03:22 PM
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Posted By imakebiodiesel
Copper, the same offer applies to you if you are...

Copper, the same offer applies to you if you are interested.
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-26-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Now that you are using KOH you may want to set up...

Now that you are using KOH you may want to set up a methanol recovery still to get back some of your methanol. I know you have your hands full at the moment so if you dont want to I can take your...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-26-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By imakebiodiesel
To finish up my descripton of how I recover...

To finish up my descripton of how I recover methanol, the hose from the reflux colunm is connected to a condenser called a "plumbers delight".
I wont describe it here because full instructions to...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-26-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Just a couple more comments on methanol recovery/...

Just a couple more comments on methanol recovery/ glycerol pretreatment.
It is much more effective using KOH because you can continue to pretreat as long as there is any heat left, 24 hours , no...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-26-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By imakebiodiesel
The glycerine pretreatment edwardob describes is...

The glycerine pretreatment edwardob describes is very effective. I have used it many times when using poor quality oil. If you do it quickly while there is some heat in the glycerol it works much...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-25-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Talking to homebrewers as I do, I realize that...

Talking to homebrewers as I do, I realize that very few recover methanol from their glycerol byproduct. There are several good reasons why you should do this not the least of which is that it saves...
Forum: General Energy Discussion 11-22-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,401
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Ive completed two trial runs with whey/bread...

Ive completed two trial runs with whey/bread waste and whey/potato waste. The first was much more sucessful. I achieved 33% fermentable sugars and 11% alcohol. The second had 17% sugars and is...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-22-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 5,620
Posted By imakebiodiesel
The short answer is yes. Look up the discussion...

The short answer is yes. Look up the discussion on Riello burners in "Irish Biodiesel" for more information. What make and model of burner have you?
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-19-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
The 250 watt mat heater is available from...

The 250 watt mat heater is available from Radionics in Dublin either over the counter or online. The web address and the catalogue number of the heater is on the disc.
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-19-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Thats the right thermometer and it does come with...

Thats the right thermometer and it does come with a K type probe, you can buy spare probes in a Maplin shop for about 5 euro. The flow indicators from flowpoint look good but I bet they will be very...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-18-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Thanks for your encouraging comments, crazyhorse....

Thanks for your encouraging comments, crazyhorse. Ive sourced a possible flow indicator on ebay Item number: 170278058801 . its used by the food and drinks industry so it would need a bit of...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-15-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Ive been using those clear plastic 10" filters...

Ive been using those clear plastic 10" filters for years and have had no trouble at all. They are not affected by any chemical I know of. How long have you been using it and what pressure do you...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-14-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
I bought 25 kilos of KOH from Central Chemical...

I bought 25 kilos of KOH from Central Chemical supplies in County Down last week at 35GBP. Their depot in Clontarf is usually about the same price. It is more expensive but still represents only a...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-12-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Vino Ive sent you a copy of the translated...

Vino Ive sent you a copy of the translated instruction sheet which has all of the part numbers. it was too big to post here but should be in your email inbox now.
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-11-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 5,620
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Sorry I forgot to mention that Im at The Railway...

Sorry I forgot to mention that Im at The Railway Station, Station Road, Lismore, Co Waterford.
Phone 0863169230 for directions.
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-11-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 5,620
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Im about 2hours 30 mins from you stevieboy. Im...

Im about 2hours 30 mins from you stevieboy. Im doing a biodiesel demonstration on Saturday 15th Nov at 9.30am. no charge all are wecome. Ill be making 150 litres of bio, the grease burning stove...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-11-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
The automatic damper is actuated by a rubber...

The automatic damper is actuated by a rubber diaphram which dissolves in biodiesel. Its a special moulding which is probably not worth Riello making in viton. The dampers often give trouble so you...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-11-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
The Riello 40 works well with bio. Turn the pump...

The Riello 40 works well with bio. Turn the pump pressure up to 150psi and fit a 0.6 / 80 degree nozzle. Disable the automatic air damper by blanking off the outlet from the pump. Set the burner...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-11-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Try Richard Hedin at www.hedin.co.uk...

Try Richard Hedin at www.hedin.co.uk (http://www.hedin.co.uk) for a 2" immersion heater. Alternately you can get a 2.25" backnut flange for about 16 euro which will enable you to fit a standard...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-10-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
My first post seemed to disappear into nowhere so...

My first post seemed to disappear into nowhere so I posted the same message twice. I can test your methanol for purity if you bring me a sample. If it has absorbed an excessive amount of water I can...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-10-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 5,620
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Many thanks Trigger for your kind words, Im glad...

Many thanks Trigger for your kind words, Im glad my disc was of help to you.
Your quite right Edwardob theres lots of info out there on the net, the problem for a beginner is figuring out what info...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-10-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Hello crazyhorse, I remember you from the early...

Hello crazyhorse, I remember you from the early days of this forum. Welcome back.
If you want to stay in a b and b I can recommend one locally. Ring Peter OConnor on 086 6017176 for prices and...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-10-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Hello Crazyhorse, I remember your posts from the...

Hello Crazyhorse, I remember your posts from the early days of this forum, welcome back. I can recommend a good b and b locally. It was featured on Rte last week about its environmentally friendly...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-07-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 5,620
Posted By imakebiodiesel
No problem all are welcome. There is no charge. ...

No problem all are welcome. There is no charge. My address is The Railway station, Station Road , Lismore, co Waterford. Im not licensed to sell biodiesel but I could supply you with a sample to...
Forum: More Biodiesel Connections 11-06-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By imakebiodiesel
Copper, Ive got your KOH. It was 35GBP incl vat...

Copper, Ive got your KOH. It was 35GBP incl vat for 25k. Give me a ring when you want to pick it up.
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