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Offline Abdulceo

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Mass and economical way of seperating of water from methanol
« on: November 08, 2016, 10:38:51 AM »
Hi im manufacturing paint thinner in which methanol is added as an ingredient..
The problem is that im having is that methanol which im adding in thinner has water content in it.. i want to separate water from methnol in an easy and economical way....any suggestions please....?
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Re: Mass and economical way of seperating of water from methanol
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2016, 11:22:22 AM »
Destillation and then drying with molecularsieve

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Re: Mass and economical way of seperating of water from methanol
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2016, 02:06:06 PM »
Would methanol passed through quicklime powder be dry when it exits?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcium_oxide
Replace lime that gets too damp. Do it in several steps, with methanol and lime wandering in opposite directions.

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