Step 22: Downdraft Reactor - 7

Install Nozzles

  • Weld 3/8 street elbows onto ends of 1" air nozzle tubes. Make sure the elbows are angled at 90 degree from the nozzle tubes
  • Screw in 1/2" X 6" pipe nipples into bottom of the reactor. Tighten modestly with pliers
  • Put clay gasket material around bottom of nipples, and a thin coating around the threads at the top of the nipples
  • Push the nozzles down over the nipples, into the clay. Take care to not get clay sealant into the nozzle tube passage.
  • Depending on your nozzle preference, and desired final height, you may want to install some spacers on the 1/2" nipple before pushing on nozzle tubes. In general, you should start with the nozzles at a height above the reduction cone, equal to the diameter of the reduction cone entrance.
  • The nozzles should point inwards towards the center of the reactor, and be firmly positioned in the clay. They should be difficult to turn.

oh yeah. woodgas, gasification yuppers.
Just a FYI don't waste your time building a FEMA unit.... All you will do is end up with a bunch of head aches and stuck valves..... <br><br>Hi Jim found this page by checking my referral log on my web site......<br><br>Burn Baby Burn!!<br><br>Jonathan<br><br>www.woodgas.net <br><br>
could this be built separate and store the fuel and pump it into the car at a later time? In other words, could we build a mini plant at home use the fuel in the car in the storage tank instead of driving around with that bulky contraption in the back? Your thoughts..anyone?
there's a chemical process... or processes (not sure, not a chemist) that will turn the fuel into a diesel-type fuel. google &quot;fischer-tropsch process for better info than i can offer.
I did not understand as if it makes the heating of the biomass gasificator, with coal? I will need mor information.
hi, really like the project, but i cant get a pro account, can anybody send the pdf steps to saad.ul.haq@hotmail.com
oh boy, this is very complicated. Could someone give me a very basic way of buildiing a small experimental GEK?
go here.... <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.woodgas.net/files/FEMA%20emergency%20gassifer.pdf">http://www.woodgas.net/files/FEMA%20emergency%20gassifer.pdf</a><br/>
Sorta got a good idea for a small version now. Thanks!
what motor was used for the vac blower, it also looks like it runs counterclockwise?
Didn't the gas companies get to you yet ? bribe you (kill you :-) ? I guess not .. it is still up . Good luck . don't remove even if they give you 5M$ . (I broke at 10M !)
How much would it cost for parts to build the gassafier, not the honda or any thing els
you can do all the vessels from salvage propane tanks and the like. the plumbing can be new or salvaged. thus the costs for mateials can go from around $0 to $500 for all new bought things.
That is absolutely AWESOME! Now I wish I had the welders and money to throw one of these suckers together. Good work.

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