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Diesel craft centrifuges in mobile setup

Discussion in 'BioDiesel & Alternative Fuels' started by Mt_Man, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. Shadetreemechanic

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    Yes the combo of hot water and simple green is best, but still not great.
    I usually take my WVO stuff to the car wash. It has hot high pressure spray. I use simple green full strength, let it soak for a minute or two and then pressure wash it.
    The only thing I have found better than that combo is 100% biodiesel, but its hard enough to come by that it seems a shame to use it as a degreaser.
     
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    Turned out the guy ended up only having the oc-20 and not the oc-50 too. Oh well still a good deal. Simple green and hot water did work. It was able to get all the sticky residue off too. Hotel soap on the brush and simple green worked better then just simple green. I soaked the parts in some strong simple green for a while.
    I also tried pine-sol, hot water and soaking for an hour-ish. It kinda softened the veggie but not as well as simple green. :Thumbs Up
     
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    Can these centrifuge be put in series? To potentially make them single pass? Thinking up to maybe 2 or more. Now that I think of it, I don't think it can work. I do want to get a second gravity centrifuge to put in series to see how much more I can pull out from my current set up but that is easy
     
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    Could you not run your second centrifuge off the bypass line and use another valve to achieve the correct pressure?
     
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    For just basic WVO nasty residue clean up I just use regular gasoline, best thing I've found. Gas it, let soak a bit, brush, scrape, or pressure wash..... comes clean.
    However if in confined space, or pieces or parts that gas harms, then gas is out.

    BTW, where you guys getting WVO now-a-days? I haven't been able to get any in 5-6-7 yrs. Had tons of it filtered & stored/stockpiled but have used what I had filtered down to about 1000 gal left.

    I don't have my Fuge set up right now to use but when I did I only used it for WMO. Got about 2500 gal of that fuged & usable & ready to go.
     
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    Yah I would think that would work if you pump had enough flow to keep both up to pressure. Maybe valve and pressure gauge for each one so each one would get the correct pressure?
    I was thinking the output of one going into the input of the second. But interesting idea.
    There would be a pressure drop going though the first one. So maybe have a bigger first one then followed by a smaller second one??
     
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    Nice stock pile ttman4!
    I have only done wmo so I don't know about wvo. What do you think that is making it harder to get? It is harder to get wvo around here because so many want it and biodiesel manufactors. So I started with wmo and never needed to grab up wvo. I really like wmo personally.
     
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    found this, man this guy has got quite the setup.
     
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