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Old 06-04-2008, 01:15 PM
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I hear that the methanol is some bad stuff and the KOH is very sensitive to moisture. What type of containers are you guys storing your chemicals in? i don't want the methanol blowing up my garage
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I store my 55 gallon drums of Methanol OUTSIDE the shop, and have an alcohol pump that pumps it inside to the mixer. The drum has a copper ground wire as does every tank I use. I keep my KOH in a removable head drum that is sealed also.
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Don, what are you paying for KOH. Cheapest I have found it is ~$5/pound delivered. I have since changed to NaOH since I can get it here for ~$.65/pound.
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Don, what are you paying for KOH. Cheapest I have found it is ~$5/pound delivered. I have since changed to NaOH since I can get it here for ~$.65/pound.
Empiretec, where is "here" ? I ask because I've just started looking for local sources for KOH, and perhaps NaOH. I've got a few sources for methanol. I'm looking around the Houston and surrounding areas.

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Don, what are you paying for KOH. Cheapest I have found it is ~$5/pound delivered. I have since changed to NaOH since I can get it here for ~$.65/pound.
I buy mine by the pallet from Cascade Columbia Dist In Portland Or, for less than $1/lb
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I buy mine by the pallet from Cascade Columbia Dist In Portland Or, for less than $1/lb
DOH, I cannot find any KOH for near that. What is the name of the company?
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