Collecting WVO for Making Biodiesel

 

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Titrating WVO

Titrating WVO is essential to understanding the quality of your oil. It is a simple test and is used to build a biodiesel recipe. This article contains instructions and videos on how to tirate.

 

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Finding Oil for Biodiesel

So you want to find free oil? It's not all free. Take some time to read up on how to secure and keep that ultimate oil supply. If you want to keep that oil supply, be sure you clean up the spills to prevent unhealthy conditions like the one in the picture.

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3M FFA Test Strips

FFA Test Strips

3M offers a test strip for measuring FFA% of oil. The strips cost about 50 cents a strip and will quickly tell us roughly how good or bad your oil is. It's a great idea for when your scouting for sources and want to test the oil on site.

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How to Collect Waste Vegetable Oil

How to Collect Waste Vegetable Oil

This article donated by Murphysmachines.com covers how to find and pick up waste vegetable oil for making biodiesel.

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GO/NO GO Field Titration

Go/NO GO Field Titration

When you're out scouting for oil sources, it is best to test the oil before talking the source. That way you don't spend time acquiring a fantastic oil source that turns out to titrate to 20. This test lets you quickly determine if WVO meets your standard when looking for that perfect oil source.

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Oil Collection Techniques for Biodiesel

There are four basic ways to get oil from the resturant to the shop. They are the "Pail Exchange", "The Drum Swap", "Pump it up", and "Vacuum it up".

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Oil Collection Pumps for Biodiesel

If your going to pump it up, you will need an inexpensive, robust pump that's right for the job. This article looks at what's available for the job.

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Vacuum Oil Collection

Dana Linscott shares his vision of the super sucker. Using his advise, you can build a supersucker on the cheap using a recycled well water pressure tank and an old refrigerator compressor.

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