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Solar Preheat Oil

Use Solar Preheating to liquify oils before filtering and processing. There three methods that are in use by homebrewers. 1. Paint a 55-gallon drum black and sit it in the sun. This works really well in the summer. This calls for moving drums full of oil, which can be...

Scales For Biodiesel

Introduction What scales do homebrewers use in making biodiesel? The answers are endless, but if you follow a few guidelines in picking scales, it is possible to keep costs down. The smaller weights need smaller more precise scales, the larger weights need larger less...

Base/Base Two Stage Processing

Introduction For home biodiesel production, the 2-Stage Base/Base Process is now considered an established way to boost conversion rates compared to Single Stage Base Processing. Increased interest in higher conversion rates is partly the result of new feedback coming...

Safety:

In making Biodiesel we work with some dangerous chemicals. Methanol, Caustic Soda, Caustic Potash, and methoxide are the chemicals in question. All of these chemicals have been around a very long time and safety procedures have been developed that make working with...

Oil Collection Tank Using Vacuum

Article Source – Yahoo Biodiesel Basics post by Dana Linscott: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/biodieselbasics/message/73 In a previous post that I cannot seem to find now girl mark said something to the effect of “collecting wvo is a time consuming and...