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Re: Off Topic (Biodiesel)

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  • Harry
    ... father has ... ethanol ... could be ... damage ... The heads/foreshots you have are mostly ethanol. You can t use ethanol unless it s anhydrous (100%).
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 2, 2005
      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, Dean Thomas <deanlil@p...>
      wrote:
      > To all the alternative fuel experts,
      >
      > Due to the current $1.20 a litre for diesel were he lives my
      father has
      > decided he wants to have a go at making Biodiesel and one of the
      > ingredients used in most recipes is Methanol, I know you can use
      ethanol
      > but he can't have that : ).
      > I was wondering if the heads and/or foreshots that I throw away
      could be
      > used or if there is to many other nasty chemicals in it that may
      damage
      > his motor ?
      >
      > Thanks.
      > Dean.


      The heads/foreshots you have are mostly ethanol.
      You can't use ethanol unless it's anhydrous (100%). Water in any
      amount kills the reaction. Bookmark this site and spend some time
      there...
      http://journeytoforever.org/biodiesel_make.html


      Slainte!
      regards Harry
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