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  • Mobile Biofuel Plant for the Central Texas Region

    I'm currently in the discovery phase to explore the possibility to construct a skid mounted portable biofuel refinery to produce biofuel from hemp grain or a blend. The idea is for the mobile unit to produce at various locations to produce between 5,000 to 10,000 gal per week.

    Look forward to this discussion and input.

    W

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    W I feel that you are advertising on the wrong site. We are an Australian based group.
    I doubt that anyone here would consider buying a USA made biodiesel processor,
    (1.) because the voltage of 110VAC would require a transformer to work from our 230VAC here in Oz and
    (2.) The cost of freight would also be a big disincentive.

    Many members have made their own biodiesel processor and are happy with their product and and the cost of their processor.

    Many members have decided to use waste vegetable oil (either as a blend or straight) as their fuel of choice.

    Have a good day,
    Tony
    Tony From West Oz
    Vice Chairperson of WARFA
    Last edited by Tony From West Oz; 20 July 2022, 01:21 AM.
    Life is a journey, with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.

    Current Vehicles in stable:
    '06 Musso Sports 4X4 Manual Crew Cab tray back.
    '04 Rexton 4X4 Automatic SUV
    '2014 Toyota Prius (on ULP) - Wife's car

    Previous Vehicles:
    '90 Mazda Capella. (2000 - 2003) My first Fatmobile. Converted to fun on veggie oil with a 2 tank setup.
    '80 Mercedes 300D. 2 tank conversion [Sold]
    '84 Mercedes 300D. 1 tank, no conversion. Replaced engine with rebuilt OM617A turbodiesel engine. Finally had good power. Engine donor for W123 coupe. (body parted out and carcass sold for scrap.)
    '85 Mercedes Benz W123 300CD Turbodiesel
    '99 Mercedes W202 C250 Turbodiesel (my darling Wife's car)[sold]
    '98 Mercedes W202 C250 Turbodiesel (my car)[sold]
    '06 Musso Sports Crew Cab well body. [Head gasket blew!]
    '04 Rexton SUV 2.9L Turbodiesel same as Musso - Our Family car.
    '06 Musso sports Crew Cab Trayback - My hack (no air cond, no heater).

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      Years ago making biodiesel from acorns was discussed on this forum . It was said pressing acorns to yield oil just produced a paste . So I used a solvent extraction method with acetone on ground acorns . It worked . I made about 200 milliliters of biodiesel from acorn oil which I put into a glass storage bottle . To make biodiesel from hemp seeds you need to develop an efficient . inexpensive way to obtain the oil . pressing out the oil might work .

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