This refinery functions a lot like a big refinery, It vaporizes the oil and condenses the vapor into usable diesel. The problem is that waste motor oil has already been refined once into motor oil. Re-refining it again presents heating, condensing and filtering problems.

HEAT: If you heat waste motor oil to hot you get what we call "tar" in the final product. If you don't heat it enough all you have is a waste oil heater and no diesel. This refinery uses it's own oil to fire the burner and all of the heavy byproducts burn with no visible smoke.

CONDENSING: The condenser in this system is key because it takes a lot of one to do the job. If it's to small you loose you diesel in the form of vapor into the atmosphere. Both diameter and length are important.

FILTERING: Filtering is probably the most important part of the puzzle and the part we spent the most time perfecting. You get a pretty dirty product out of the refinering process and cleaning up the final product was "JOB ONE" as far as we were concerned.

When the refinery is running and up to temp. it is generating somewhere around 500F to 700F. This heat can be used to heat  a shop or piped in to heat anything.

The aluminum tanks are storage for the diesel made. We run our Cat loader, Cat tow truck and our 2004 Duramax on our diesel only and have logged hundreds of hours between them.

The the top picture is of the refinery, the control panel,
and the 500 gallon waste oil tank.
The bottom picture is of the condencer and the centrifuge. The centrifuge is from in Washington state.