Small Scale Biodiesel Production


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Lance Hall's presentation on making biodiesel.

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Small Scale Biodiesel Production

  1. 1. Biodiesel From Field To Fuel Lance Hall
  2. 2. Biodiesel Basics
  3. 3. What is “Bio”- diesel? • Biodiesel is a renewable resource based fuel for use in Diesel engines. • It can be made from various oils including corn, soybean, canola, cottonseed, peanut, etc. and from animal fats. • A more scientific term is Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME).
  4. 4. What is “Bio”- diesel? • The oils and fats contain triglycerides (TGs) that are chemically converted into FAME by a process called “transesterification”. • The fuel produced is more environmentally friendly than petroleum diesel (dino- diesel).