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    Thanks Bueff. Well, I'm going the cheaper pressure unit, and coming up with a design to try and mitigate these issues. I already had the order in just before becoming aware of what you and Alga have...
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    Sorry didn't see your update. The most common solution I've seen to this is to simply plumb a 3 way valve into the outlet, open it to a bucket and close it to the storage tank, and then stop the...
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    Thanks Alga, some new info and food for thought there. I have trawled these forums posts about centrifuges and have not come across the problem with slow fuge flow dropping the junk into the outflow....
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    Hi Tim,
    would that hold for any centrifuge? The difference between a 4lpm and an 11lpm centrifuge is in the size of the unit. Pressures (say comparing the Scintex size 25 to the size 60) are the...
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    Re: Using unfiltered oil

    I've also read a bit about how heating can melt fats and make it impossible to separate them. But to my own simple mind this doesn't seem like much of an issue on the fuel consumption side as there...
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    Re: Using unfiltered oil

    Thanks Blueff and Alga. The tricky bit is that because it's an onboard travelling system I don't have the opportunity to settle it which of course solves many problems. I will try wherever I can to...
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    Re: Using unfiltered oil

    Hi Blueff,
    Do you heat the WVO before you pump it through the centrifuge? I'm about to rig up and on-board centrifuge setup and trying to work out whether to use a big flat plate heat exchanger or...
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