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nosefirsteverytime
4th Sep 2005, 14:08
Alright, if you can run Jet A1 in deisel engines, and (apparently) vice versa, what about biodeisel?

Dead_Heading
4th Sep 2005, 14:11
Biodiesel is not yet fully green. Glucerol is a by product of its production. As yet we don't quite know what to do with it all, but experiments were continuing (last thing I heard) to convert the large quantities of glycerol which would be produced into alcohol. Unfortunately this process still needs to be refined, and we don't need THAT much glycerin!

Give a chemical engineer ANYTHING and he will try to work out how to get alcohol.

419
4th Sep 2005, 14:38
Give a chemical engineer ANYTHING and he will try to work out how to get alcohol.

The human body is the perfect machine to turn alcohol into pi55.

A Nobel prize awaits the first person to reverse the process!

Conan the Librarian
4th Sep 2005, 14:55
I can nominate a few breweries that have been doing exactly that for years...

Conan

Dead_Heading
4th Sep 2005, 15:02
I know of many that turn hops, barley etc into pi55.


and here is your green jet

http://ted.examiner.ie/archives/images/ihead_990920.jpg