19 May '11, 9pm

Will your local diner get into the biodiesel business? #Biodiesel

Will your local diner get into the biodiesel business? #Biodiesel

Springboard Biodiesel markets the BioPro to restaurants. Image: Springboard Biodiesel Enlarge Photo Biodiesel has gathered a cult following over many years, but outside of a few companies and co-ops, getting an assurance on consistency and quality--especially above b20 (20 percent biodiesel), or for a newer vehicle--can be an issue. Springboard Biodiesel has a solution, and could turn your company, or the fast-food franchise on the strip, into a biodiesel refiner. Their BioPro 190 system simplifies the process of converting waste cooking oil into ASTM-grade biodiesel; all you need is a BioPro unit, fifty gallons of waste cooking oil (filtered and dewatered, please), some methanol, potassium hydroxide or sodium hydroxide for a catalyst and some sulfuric acid. The BioPro unit takes care of the heating, mixing and separation, and 48 hours later you have fuel-grade biodiesel. ...

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/blog/1060276_could-your-lo...

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