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Water in methanol

  1. Aug 2, 2008 #1
    moe in wichita ks
    if i buy a "gas dryer" methanol. how can i check to see if it has water in it?
    and if it has water can it be removed?
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 2, 2008 #2
    - You can feel your car weaker if running on high water content gas (MeOH)
    - I have not checked, but MeOH evaporates much better than H2O. You can dip a filter paper into the gas and see how fast it evaporates
    - One way to remove H2O out of MeOH is to use some kinds of adsorbers

    * The best way is to bring samples for analysis and then fine the gas station
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