Believe it or not, but you can craft your very own homemade alternative fuel that you can use around the home or even to get around town. All you need is a good set of biodiesel supplies and you can take your left over vegetable oil or even build a relationship with your local restaurants to take their’s (which most pay a fee to do). Wherever you get it, once you have a set of tools you’ll be quickly on your way to making home spun fuel.
What do you need first? A good way to get started is by purchasing an already assembled kit. This takes the guesswork out of matching parts and you’ll be sure you have everything you need. Best of all – you can get started right away. Whether you buy a piece at a time or as a kit you’ll need the same basic equipment.
For starters you’ll need a clean batch of unused oil (experts can learn how to filter and take advantage of this goldmine). Next for your biodiesel supplies, you’ll need a lye catalyst (potassium hydroxide works well) and a 99% pure mixture of methanol (a type of alcohol). This is essentially all you need to make it. After that you’ll need the tools to mix this effectively and safely.
After this, your biodiesel supplies will require a processor. This is basically a centrifuge that spins your fuel mixture in order to induce the correction chemical reaction to create fuel. You can build these yourself or find commercial made ones. Aside from this you’ll need funnels, buckets, and a thermometer to carefully move your and store your fuel. The themrmometer will ensure that you have reached appropriate temps for chemical reactions.
Biodiesel fuel efficiently powers a wide range of vehicles.
Biodiesel processors provide many benefits to both personal and commercial arenas.