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    Strange mixture

    Made a batch of bio using animal fat (ex fish and chip shop)
    Appleseed processor.
    Titrated at 9 grams + 7 grams base Koh.
    Made a trial batch 1 litre which separated beautifully . Went ahead and...
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    Preheating animal fat

    Has anyone got any good ideas on preheating fat before pumping into an Appleseed type Processor? I process about 200 plus litres per batch .Living in western Australia so daytime air temp. quite...
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    Up and running

    A big thank you to all on the forum for your help.:D
    Filled the tank up on the '89 Nissan Patrol and so far clocked up 250 trouble free km. Can't detect any loss of power and the cylinder that used...
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    Success __ then disaster.

    Mixed a test batch of the original oil using 9 gms of koh instead of 8.
    Separated beautifully.:D
    Then heated oil in processor and started pump to mix oil.
    After 15 mins pump changed note turned it...
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    Re: First time -no separation

    Tony. Changed colour with 1 ml of titrating fluid. I used a base of 7 g/L
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    Re: First time -no separation

    Thank you Qwarla

    Titrated at 1ml.
    I still have some of the same oil. I'll do a titration tomorrow and post it on the forum.
    I'll try a test batch and see what results I get with that.
    As there...
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    First time -no separation

    Tried my first mix, 200 litres of oil. titration worked out to 1600 gms koh in 40 litres methanol. mixed it for an hour at 50 degrees but no separation.:(
    Did another test on the mixture in...
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    Re: KOH (potassium hydroxide)Bunbury

    Thank you Sandman,will give them a try.Got a bag from Challenge Chemicals ,Kwinana, $156.00.
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    KOH (potassium hydroxide)Bunbury

    Hi,
    Does anyone know where I can buy KOH in the Bunbury/Busselton area?
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    Re: Biodiesel in patrol

    Thanks people ,that sets my mind at ease, I'll go ahead and let you know the result.
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    Biodiesel in patrol

    Hi, Has or is anyone using biodiesel in a Nissan patrol ? I'm thinking of buying a '92 model with a 4.2 litre engine .
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    Re: copper pipe

    [quote=Blacksmith;15386]Hi All u all,
    Can I use copper pipe instead of black pipe for my processor ?.
    Have a heap of copper pipe lying around plus brass fittings seems a shame not to use...
  13. Thread: Thank you

    by Blacksmith
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    Thank you

    Many thanks to Brian of Grimwood Heating for the prompt delivery of the heater element I ordered .
    Didn't know Australia Post could move so fast!:D

    Blacksmith
  14. Thread: copper pipe

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    copper pipe

    Hi All u all,
    Can I use copper pipe instead of black pipe for my processor ?.
    Have a heap of copper pipe lying around plus brass fittings seems a shame not to use it.:confused:
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    Solar Edwards processor

    Hi,
    Got hold of a 200lt stainless solar tank with the booster heater ,I'm thinking of standing it on it's end so the heater element is on the bottom to use as a processor.Has anyone had experience...
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