Siphon Nozzle Design and Preheating

What are the pros and cons of the siphon nozzle design over the pressurized waste oil nozzle design? It appears also that the oil must be heated to a much higher temperature with the siphon design, is this true? Also, how long does it take for a preheat using the band type heaters? I think you are confused: the siphon nozzle IS the pressurized waste oil nozzle. Depending on the temperature of the room, the […]

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Running B100 Call for Information

Running biodiesel in a home heating system is definitely one area I want more info about, but primarily information on using only B100 A Northeastern heating season use of B100 would be preferable but I’ll take any info on burning B100 over a long period of time at this point. I know there are a lot of members here who are making biodiesel for their vehicles and would like to transition it over to home heating as […]

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Building/Modifying Existing Burner for WVO

I have a new Thermodynamics boiler installed last year. It has a new Beckett Burner on it with clean cut shut off on the pump. I’m looking at running either Bio-Diesel (home brew) or using WVO. Leaning more toward WVO, because less processing involved, but looks like more modification needed to run. So here are my questions: 1. Nozzle type. I experimented with the original nozzle in the burner, and it would not ignite with […]

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