Specifications for BioPro 190

BioPro 190 Specifications

Processing Capacity
  • One 50 gallon batch every 48 hours.
Ingredients
  • 50 gallons of vegetable oil (feedstock).
  • 10 gallons methanol.
  • 1520 grams (3.3 lbs) NaOH (lye) or 2350 grams (5.2 lbs) KOH (caustic potash).
  • 190 mL (0.8 cups) sulfuric acid.
  • 45 gallons fresh water
Power Requirements
  • Standard 115V AC power (15 amps max)
  • (50 Hz units available for outside the US)
Reaction Method
  • acid catalyzed esterification/base catalyzed transesterification
Wash Method
  1. Three stage water wash
  2. Spray wash.
  3. Turbulent wash.
  4. Turbulent wash followed by evaporative drying cycle
Operation
  • PLC controlled automated mode, with switch actuated manual overrides.
Weight

  • 405 lbs. (empty)