Biodiesel test batch “recipe”

Q. Do you have a recipe to make a liter test batch of biodiesel.

A. The “recipe” that we use to make 1 liter of biodiesel is as follows:

220ml metanol mixed with
4 grams of red devil lye for virgin oil
Plus add results of titration – for us, usually an additional .5 – 1.5 grams of lye.

This solution (sodium methoxide) is added to 1 liter oil (heated to 120-130 degrees) and mixed.

Also, there is a lot more titration info @

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