Look at the processor plans at:
http://www.journeytoforever.org/biodiesel_processor.html . The 
APpleseed reactor and many others have the type of pump-mixed system 
you're describing. The way methoxide is added, is that a second tank 
(a 5-gallon jerrican in my case) is used, which the methoxide is mixed 
up in. Then it's plumbed inline with the intake of the pump. When y0u 
add methoxide, you just open a valve, and hopefully the pump will draw 
in the methoxide into the oil stream.

The other devices for this sort of thing include venturis (which would 
make this work a little better than the current APpleseed arrangement 
does) and various agricultural sprayer equipment 'injectors' for 
adding pesticides to a stream of liquid. I don't have direct 
experience with these. Venturis and other inline chemcal injection 
devices are found at the Northern Tool, tractor Supply Company, 
various local agricultural/ranch/farm supply places, www.
surpluscenter.com, and McMaster-Carr (McMaster.com I think).

Let us know what you find and how it works for you.


--- In biofuel@yahoogroups.com, Angus Scown <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I have just started construction of my processer.  I have started 
> simply by building a cone bottomed 44 gallon (200 litre)  drum.  I 
> thinking of using a pump to do the mixing as it seems very simple to 
> design/install and with clear pipes in sections to monitor the 
> My construction helper (he who welds) and I got talking about the 
addition of 
> the Methanol , Acid, Methoxide.  He got me thinking about some sort 
of inline 
> 'adder' so I could drip my chosen substance in to the pump mixing 
> This would help me get a good mix.  Has anyone else got experience 
with this 
> type of design.  Not knowing too much about pumps etc what sort of 
> could I look for/make for adding the substance 'mid flow'.
> Many thanks.
> Angus
> -- 
> __________________________________
> http://maroochypermaculture.org.au

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