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index SAVOIA technology to make your own biodiesel

  Biodiesel: affordable fuel production from any vegetable oil

dotSAVOIA BD JET: innovative reaction in high temperature to get 98-99% biodiesel using minimum alcohol 

 New!! How to manufacture dry methanol from the crude glycerin here
  Study the safe & affordable BD2 & BD4 stainless steel processors here
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Biodiesel's fuel features

 Power: one of the major advantages is the fact that it can be used in existing engines and fuel injection equipment (no modification required) without negative impact to operating performance.

 Fuel availability/economy: virtually the same MPG rating as petrodiesel and the only alternative fuel for heavyweight vehicles requiring no special dispensing and storage equipment. And today it is cheaper than the "dinofuel".

 Production/Refining: can be done at home (wasted veggie oil) and farms (virgin oils from seeds), being the only alternative fuel that can boast of a zero total emissions production facility. By selling the simultaneously produced glycerol, the cost of BIODIESEL is basically the same cost of the oil used to make it.

 Storage: readily blends and stays blended with petrodiesel so it can be stored and dispensed wherever diesel is stored or sold.

 Combustibility/Safety: biodiesel has a very high flash point (300°F) making it one of the safest of all alternative fuels.

 Lubricity: biodiesel is the only alternative fuel that can actually extend engine life because of its superior lubricating and cleaning properties. The present "low sulfur" diesel fuel is badly wearing the injection pumps of not protected diesel engines. (You should add biodiesel to the present commercial "dinofuel")

 Environmental Impact: the only renewable alternative diesel fuel that actually reduces a major greenhouse gas components in the atmosphere .  The use of biodiesel will also reduce the following emissions:

  • carbon monoxide

  • ozone-forming-hydrocarbons

  • hazardous diesel particulate

  • acid rain-causing sulfur dioxide

  • lifecycle carbon dioxide

What is "Biodiesel"

Biodiesel is a completely natural, renewable fuel applicable in any situation where conventional petroleum diesel is used. No modifications on engine are needed.

 Even though "diesel" is part of its name, there are no petroleum or other fossil fuels in biodiesel. Biodiesel is 100% vegetable oil based. From new or used cooking oil too. By recycling WVO, we prevent pollution of city water.

 This environment-friendly fuel reduces tailpipe emissions, visible smoke and noxious odors. Can also be used in a blends with conventional diesel while still achieving substantial reductions in emissions.

 Technically, biodiesel is Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME). It is formed by replacing the glycerol from each triglyceride molecule of veggie oil. Once the glycerol is removed from the oil, the remaining molecules are, to a diesel engine, similar to petroleum diesel fuel.

  But there are some notable differences. The biodiesel molecules are very simple hydrocarbon chains, containing no sulfur, ring molecules, nor aromatics associated with fossil fuels. 

  Biodiesel is made up of almost 10% oxygen, making it a naturally
  "oxygenated" fuel.

dotDownload here a summary of the great book of J. Tickell: "From the fryer to the fuel tank"

dotCrop your own fuel by reading here  the paper with full information

dotBiodiesel Economics: we offer a complete report with a spreadsheet
  to calculate costs & profits of this business from crushing the oil seeds
  to the
methylester - 

    *Order it here!

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dot The SAVOIA BD JET technology is used for a batch type, distributed production of bio diesel fuel

dot   Multi-Feedstock technology: crude (not degummed) vegetable oil, used cooking oil, yellow grease, tallow, etc

 ** Since the 2003 year, our innovative process is used for Small Business, On-farm biodiesel production and Home Brewers. The machinery is working in The Netherlands, UK, USA, Korea,Chile, Austria, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Guatemala, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, SouthAfrica, Spain, Trinidad& Tobago.
 ** Pictures of the 6000 T/year (1.5 MM Gal/year) biodiesel automated plant, built in Spain during 2004, here!

** Reference list here!
 Biodiesel M4 module

BD2 processor for biodiesel making

Machines for manufacturing BIODIESEL fuel

dot Get the best base reaction yield (98-99%) with our high temperature protocol,
   which saves catalizer, methanol and reaction time (reducing thus the main cost)   

dot In one single step, it will process any oil with up to 6% FFA
dot Washing this biodiesel made from virgin oils is not mandatory
dot Liquid lye catalyzer may also be used (in this case, use our sawdust dry washing)

** The
smallest & affordable  M4 module reacts and gravity settles 2 x 200L (2x50
      gal) of biodiesel per day.
Its scope includes:   
  • 1 (one) BD2-D, vacuum flash dryer for full dewatering 100-200 L/h of  veggie oil 
  • 1 (one) BD2 pressurized processor, performing the 240 liter batch reaction
  • 1 (one) SAT-1, oil less, air compressor for safety handling the liquids
  **  Designed to be installed in full ventilated rooms, all the biodiesel processors are 
     industrial grade, stainless steel made, with on-line mixer, double pump feeding,
      belt type electric heaters in pipes and 3 safety devices.       .
**  the optional BD2F vessel is a 0.5 micron filter to keep out the sterol glucosides
    particles, to release the best bio diesel for low temperature use.

  ** this biodiesel can meet ASTM or EN standards (depends on the feedstock used)

  ** Ask full details  here!!  
  - driven by one single non-skilled people, as none electronics is included
small energy consumption: 60 Wh/liter, including the oil dewatering
  - none polution produced, as the washing of our biodiesel is not mandatory
  - gravity settling means no maintenance needed: it exists two mobile parts only

     Easy and fast biodiesel quality control by two
     physical p
arameters and 2 tests:
       * Specific Gravity at 20°C < 0.895 g/cm3
       * Kinematic Viscosity at 40°C < 5.5 cSt
       * PH > 7 test and "27/3" chemical test

  - FREE download here! the biodiesel's quality control method trough Viscosity & Specific Gravity

dot Expandable from 400 to 6000 L/day (1500 gal/day):
     Each module can make 15 reactions in 24h. Then, by sending the mixture to external settling tanks (BD2-E
     type) the vessel becomes free to handle successive reactions. This way, one M40 module may settles up to
     6,000 liters/day(1500 gal/day) of high quality biodiesel.


  ** NOTE: the 8-9h gravity settling time into the pressurized decanters defines the daily production. Each batch
     reaction, from the oil drying up to the reaction end, takes 60-90 minutes only.

   Ask details and prices 

dot Available today: bigger M8/16/24/32/40 modules with the new BD4 reactor
  • with one 400 L/batch BD4 type processor, the M40 module offers a production of 6000 L of biodiesel in 24h (over 1800 T/year) adding several BD4-E settling vessels.
  • manpower: two not skilled people.
  • Modular arrangement: several M40 units can be placed in parallel to increase the production. Any of them may simultaneously process a different feedstock each to make high quality biodiesel
  • our supply starts by sending the BD JET Manual, with details of the technology and instructions for easy DIY installation
  • for immediate quality control, the scope includes the Specific Gravity & Viscosity instrumeters
  • energy consumption is 60-70 Wh/liter
  • as optional, may include the new BD2-F device, for 0.5 micron centrifugal filtering, which will remove any sterol glucosyde particle from the biodiesel. Ask details of this BD2-F here
  **  Ask prices of the M4 to M40 modules here!.
  **  See here pictures of the last M40 module sold to the Trinidad island

dot dotMake your own Biodiesel in the farm by installing an integrated plant:

 Dryed oil seeds: ->>oil press->> crude oil->>M40 module->> ---->> biodiesel fuel ready!oil screw press
  • As the biodiesel cost is mainly the oil cost, we strongly suggest to make your own cheap oil from seeds.
  • Use our affordable and strong screw press-expanders, for crushing up to 750 kg/h of Groundnut, Soyabean, Sunflower, Castorseed,Sesame,Palm fruit, Rapeseed, Cottonseed, Linseed, Copra, etc 
  • Ask their FOB price here! (seeds cracker + screw press + SP1 filtering system)
  • See an oil microfactory here! 
  ** See here pictures of the world's first integrated biodiesel plant in a farm (2003 year)

dot How to add value to the Crude Glycerin
** NEW!! Making dry methanol 
methanol from the glycerol
  • BD4-MG innovative hydrogenolysis process, with electric H2 generator, vacumm pump, SS made 480L pressurized reactor, condenser, safety devices, etc.
  • It produces 350-400 L/day of biomethanol, 250 L/day of FFA's, and the balance are poliglycols. This biomethanol and the FFA's can be sold or reused in the biodiesel production for reducing its cost.
      Ask details here!

Making cattle meal
  • BD2-G reactor produces 200L/batch of a glycerin and sodium acetate mixture for safe animal feeding.
          Ask details here!

  Making UPS glycerine
  •  small vacuum distillers for producing from 50 up to 200 kg/h of pharma & industrial glycerin 
         Ask prices here!
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  **  NEW
!! SAC-1 affordable minicentrifuge for fast cleaning of the crude or used vegetable oil
  • 3600 rpm, 1400 g, 2HP motor, designed to clean up to 100 L/h of crude oil from the screw press,
       and for clarifying over 70 L/h of Used Cooking Oil from restaurants.
  • the cleaned oil output becomes ready to make biodiesel fuel
                                          ** Ask price, delivery time and payment terms by email here

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Learn more about Biodiesel by visiting these BIODIESEL LINKS!:


dotDiscussion group (high technical level):  http://biodiesel.infopop.cc

Rev 11/12/2015






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