Isn homemade BioDiesel inconsistent?
This is a rumor likely spread by those that have a vested interest in selling you expensive diesel fuel. Following the simple instructions that are contained in our book “Pretty Good BioDiesel” without deviating from our instructions, the quality of the BioDiesel will be very consistent. Our instructions closely follow the Biodiesel Standard ASTM D 6751 and make consistently high quality fuel. We have heard this question many times & all we can say in answer to this accusation regarding the consistency of home made BioDiesel is that some people take shortcuts. That certainly can have a negative impact on the quality of BioDiesel made. Failure to follow the sound BioDiesel guidelines set forth by the Biodiesel Standard ASTM D 6751 may very well result in inconsistent and low grade BioDiesel. People are people & some do use shortcuts. Some people don’t wash or dry their BioDiesel, some stop short of complete processing or use less chemicals in a misguided effort to cut costs & some even