How to Make Your Own Biodiesel

How to Make Your Own Biodiesel

The current world is at its peak as far as consumption is concerned. With our finite resources, it’s time we start exploring alternatives. Biodiesel is a kind of diesel fuel manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats, or recycled restaurant greases. It is safe, biodegradable, and produces less air pollutants compared to petroleum-based diesel.

Biodiesel can be used in its pure form or blended with petroleum diesel. Therefore, no modifications are required, and the result is a less-expensive, renewable, clean-burning fuel.

Most vehicle makers approve blends up to B5, and a few approve blends up to B20. Check with your owner’s manual or vehicle manufacturer to see the right mix for your vehicle, since using the incorrect mix could harm your engine and/or void the manufacturer’s warranty.

How to make by yourself

Yield: 1 liter biodiesel

Materials needed:

  • 1 heavy-duty blender that will not be used for food preparation purposes any more. Glass is the best way to go, as the plastic might melt after repeated uses…

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