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Biodiesel Inductor
« on: June 29, 2017, 03:08:25 AM »
Has anyone ever seen anyone use one of these to ferment? Biodiesel is just Ethanol, so it should be made out of a material that won't leech. And it is probably airtight. Has anyone ever seen someone use on of these for fermenting?
https://www.ntotank.com/55gallon-acerotomold-white-inductor-cone-bottom-tank-x7191852?gclid=CJz3poiA4tQCFQS4wAodYB0MMQ

I am thinking of getting one to use for making Cider.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2017, 03:27:16 AM »
Has anyone ever seen anyone use one of these to ferment? Biodiesel is just Ethanol, so it should be made out of a material that won't leech. And it is probably airtight. Has anyone ever seen someone use on of these for fermenting?
https://www.ntotank.com/55gallon-acerotomold-white-inductor-cone-bottom-tank-x7191852?gclid=CJz3poiA4tQCFQS4wAodYB0MMQ

I am thinking of getting one to use for making Cider.
I don't see why it wouldn't work. But in the end, a fermenter ain't nothing but a bucket. 140 shekels is too much to pay for a bucket.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2017, 03:30:49 AM »
Has anyone ever seen anyone use one of these to ferment? Biodiesel is just Ethanol, so it should be made out of a material that won't leech. And it is probably airtight. Has anyone ever seen someone use on of these for fermenting?
https://www.ntotank.com/55gallon-acerotomold-white-inductor-cone-bottom-tank-x7191852?gclid=CJz3poiA4tQCFQS4wAodYB0MMQ

I am thinking of getting one to use for making Cider.

I don't see why it wouldn't work. But in the end, a fermenter ain't nothing but a bucket. 140 shekels is too much to pay for a bucket.

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Yeah, I have thought about just getting a giant tote. But one of these might make it easier, but maybe not. And Carboys are glass, but the 6 Gallon ones are around $30 each, so this is at least cheaper $/g. And 30-55 Gallons is a good amount of space. 1 run could last a while.


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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2017, 04:22:01 AM »
This wouldn't really be viable without a liquor license, but 95 Gallons
http://www.thecarycompany.com/plastic-salvage-overpack-drum-56bsv9

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2017, 04:30:22 AM »
I'm not expert, biodiesel isn't ethanol.

I've seen many smaller breweries use similar cones. I'm sure most are fine.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2017, 04:32:34 AM »
I'm not expert, biodiesel isn't ethanol.

I've seen many smaller breweries use similar cones. I'm sure most are fine.

Ethanol is "a" Biodiesel. Whatever. Same thing. Ethanol is used fuel in Biodiesel cars. I have also heard of people using like used Cooking Oil as Biodiesel.

I think I am either going to get a 30 Gallon Cone or 55 Gallon Drum. Then a few 6 Gallon Carboys.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2017, 04:35:59 AM »
All biodiesel is biofuel, but not all biofuels are biodiesel. Moving on.

A guy named Leos that used to post here all the time used them at his joint in Wisconsin. I'm sure he could give you his thoughts. I think his handle is Thirsty Monk.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2017, 04:45:16 AM »
All biodiesel is biofuel, but not all biofuels are biodiesel. Moving on.

A guy named Leos that used to post here all the time used them at his joint in Wisconsin. I'm sure he could give you his thoughts. I think his handle is Thirsty Monk.

Ok, thanks.

I think it will probably cost about $150-$200 to fill it up. I am not sure what exactly the recipe will be, but since I am making Cider, I looked in the Cider section and noticed that in the thread there are people talking about just using Apple Juice to make Cider, then I looked into it and people apparently use Frozen Concentrate to make Cider.

(If 55 Gallons)
I am going to get like 5 Gallons of 100% Apple Juice, and about 20-40 Frozen Concentrates, and maybe 5-10 Pounds of Sugar. Then I will get a Cider Yeast, probably a French Cider Yeast, and I will make some Cider. Then when it is finished I will put it in Wine Bottles and maybe a few big jars and stuff. Then I will take maybe 10-20 Wine Bottles and add Champagne Yeast and some sugar, and make some Cider Champagne.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2017, 05:09:05 AM »
I am thinking start with something like this:
http://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-strain/cider

Then something like this for the second stage:
http://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-strain/dry-whitesparkling

And eventually I think I am going to get some of this, there's a lot of it and it would be could for Cider and Perry and Banana stuff, and it gets up to 18%, so it would be a good alternative to Distiller's Yeast, since the byproducts are actually fruity.
http://shop-usa.enartis.com/enartis-ferm-ws-2


And some Cinnamon Sticks, maybe 1lb. And some Brown Sugar.
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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2017, 05:24:46 AM »
I'm not sure how much comes in this bag, but here is that Cider Yeast. 4766.
https://brewmastercanada.com/collections/brewing-ingredients/products/wyeast-cider-4766
https://www.midwestsupplies.com/cider-yeast-wyeast-4766

This might be good too, just for how much of it there is. And 16% ABV.
http://www.homebrewing.org/500-g-Fermentis-SafCider-Yeast_p_6003.html


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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2017, 06:05:11 AM »
Whoops...I totally missed the part about it being 50 gallons.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2017, 02:09:14 PM »
Has anyone ever seen anyone use one of these to ferment? Biodiesel is just Ethanol, so it should be made out of a material that won't leech. And it is probably airtight. Has anyone ever seen someone use on of these for fermenting?
https://www.ntotank.com/55gallon-acerotomold-white-inductor-cone-bottom-tank-x7191852?gclid=CJz3poiA4tQCFQS4wAodYB0MMQ

I am thinking of getting one to use for making Cider.

It is food grade PE so perfectly fine for making beer, cider, wine, etc.

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Re: Biodiesel Inductor
« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2017, 11:50:43 PM »
Has anyone ever seen anyone use one of these to ferment? Biodiesel is just Ethanol, so it should be made out of a material that won't leech. And it is probably airtight. Has anyone ever seen someone use on of these for fermenting?
https://www.ntotank.com/55gallon-acerotomold-white-inductor-cone-bottom-tank-x7191852?gclid=CJz3poiA4tQCFQS4wAodYB0MMQ

I am thinking of getting one to use for making Cider.


It is food grade PE so perfectly fine for making beer, cider, wine, etc.

I am either going to get one of those or one of the drums. Maybe 2 of the drums.