Tag Archives: WVO

WVO Titration

What is titration and why to do it. A good video explaining the chemistry of biodiesel. Basically, the purpose of titrating is to determine the amount of fatty acids in the waste oil. The transesterification process requires a specific minimum … Continue reading

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WVO filtration setup

Waste Vegetable Oil – WVO Filtering and Dewatering YouTube video of a very nice two-tank WVO filtering and dewatering system.  First tank (55 gal drum) is a settling tank, modified to add a cone bottom, with water/sediment draw off valve.  … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Safety, Storage and Usage

Storage and usage info from this video: Store it in a yellow (or blue) container. Industry standard = Red for Gasoline, blue for kerosene. Do not store in red container. Vehicles older than 1992 have natural rubber fuel lines. Replace … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Program Design

Biodiesel To Do List: I. Assess the available resource, develop new sources. Visit restaurants in the area (from Uvita to Palmar Sur, etc?) to find out how much waste vegetable oil (WVO) is available for collection and of what quality, … Continue reading

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