Specifications

SOLUTION

Chemical Name
Sodium Methylate
Chemical Formula
NaOCH3
Molecular Weight
54.04
Description
Viscous, Clear, Colorless Liquid, Highly Hygroscopic
Solubility
Miscible with water and Methanol
Specific Gravity
0.98 max
Total Alkalinity as NaOCH2
29.5% – 30.5% w/w
Content of NaOCH + NaOCH2
0.50% w/w Min
Content of NaOCH3
29.5% w/w Min
Colour (APHA)
30 Max

SODIUM METHYLATE POWDER

Test
Result
Limits
Description
Complies
White hygroscopic crystalline powder
Solubility
Complies
Soluble in methanol
Identification(Na)
Complies
reaction positive to sodium
Bulk Density
0.55
0.5 to 0.6 gm/cc
Melting Point
Complies
> 300°C(decompose)
NaoH
0.71
2.0% Max
Na2CO3
0.17
2.0% Max
Moisture (KFR)
0.36
1% Max
Assay
98.6
98% Max

ADVANTAGES OF SODIUM METHYLATE

Sodium Methylate is a preffered catalyst for the following reasons

Virtually Water Free Catalyst

Result in Higher Yields

Lower Purification Cost

Consistent Quality of Biodiesel

Low Carbon Footprint

Ease of Manufacturing

SODIUM METHYLATE (NaOCH3) IS USED IN MANY INDUSTRIES

Bio Diesel

Bulk Drugs

Crop Protection

Dyes

Food Processing

Petrochemical

Perfumes

Fine Chemicals

Oleo Chemicals

Plastic

Foam Stabilizers

Cosmetics