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Biogas Generator

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Dennis
01-30-2006
12:47 PM ET (US)
Back in the 70's I read in Mother Earth News about a man in England, Charles Oats, who ran his car about 30 miles a day, to and from work, on methane he produced from a simple system he kept within the car. Basically, it consisted of a 5 gal. paint bucket, with a pour spout in the lid; an air matress covered by a sheet of plywood for pressure, tubing and a valve screwed in below the carborator. He would start his car, in the conventional way with gasoline, then, by flipping a swich on the dash, he would turn off electricity to the feul pump, and open a methane valve on the dash , as well. The methane valve at the carb was linked to the accelerator with cable.
  He claimed that he would typically run his 4 cylinder Hillman wagon for 3 months on 5 gal. of animal manure.
I think he should have named it "The Poop Mobile".
Now that Gas prices are getting soooo high, it sure makes it worth concidering.
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harish
12-06-2005
04:44 AM ET (US)
tell the structure, working , and designing steps for a small household bio gas generator for cooking purpose on human waste.
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Brian Jardine
11-28-2005
02:57 AM ET (US)
How much raw product is needed to produce how much gas ...???
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santosh rathod
09-03-2005
04:59 AM ET (US)
sir help us

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