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Fuel centrifuge

Fuel centrifuge

Fuel centrifuge

(OP)
Where to find small scale affordable units? Something a hobbyist can afford. Under 500. or so.

RE: Fuel centrifuge

About 10 years back, when the price of diesel was high and people were running diesel cars on fryer oil, people would use a motor driven or jet driven centrifuge to clean the fryer oil. Names i remember are wvo designs or simple centrifuge. In the case of the jet driven CF, people would feed it i think with junkyard power steering pumps.

RE: Fuel centrifuge

Are you trying to remove water, particles, or both? If just particles, I think adapting an on engine oil centrifuge is going to be the only way you'll come close to that price. http://www.spinnerii.com/index.cfm/div/65/Industri...

Otherwise, the smallest industrial centrifuges, Alfa Laval MAB103 for example, start around $12,000. A filter array can do everything s centrifuge can. The initial cost will be lower with a filter but the operating costs will be higher. If you're not processing a large volume of dirty fuel, your operating cost will not likely offset the initial cost.

RE: Fuel centrifuge

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RE: Fuel centrifuge

Hi EnginesRUs,

As others said, what fuel, and what are you trying to separate?

If particulates, what fine-ness do you believe you need?

RE: Fuel centrifuge

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Should be electric powered and for a huge variety of viscosity fuels, from diesel to bunker.

RE: Fuel centrifuge

Centrifuges typically don't work on a wide range of viscosities. If dealing with viscous fuels such as bunker (an obsolete fuel which is no longer available to purchase) you must use a heater to control viscosity.

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