Gallery: The Biobot 20 is a Tabletop Biodiesel Processor for Waste Cook...

 

Now there is something better you can do with that viscous mess of cooking oil instead of sequestering it in a can or pouring it down the drain. The UK-based company Biobot offers the Biobot 20, a tabletop processor that converts household oil waste into something a bit more useful. The Biobot 20 helps small producers refine their excess vegetable oils into fatty-acid methyl ester (FAME) through a conversion process known as transesterification. Close to carbon-neutral, biodiesel is a great way to become independent of the fossil fuel industry and take transportation into your own hands.

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  1. steve1953 April 12, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    The biobot is not the only tabletop model and it is definatly not the quickest.I purchased one called the Fuelmate.It processes 10 ltrs in 32 mins.Check it out here http://tinyurl.com/aguuecb
    I purchased my fuelmate and was very pleased with it’s production system which has been simplified as much as is possible. I now run 100% on waste cooking oil from my local take out chinese resteraunts. But I get some strange looks from people following me .LOL

  2. Pam Burt February 18, 2013 at 5:46 pm

    Great investment in many ways.

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