Methane Biogas Production Guide
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The book starts by describing the basic properties of methane or biogas. This gas can be made using simple apparatus and a process know as anaerobic digestion. Anaerobic digestion is one of the most common biological procedures in nature, as the name implies, it means to carry or breakdown in the absence of air. Once you know the principles of this process it is possible to make biogas in small or large quantities from a variety of waste materials. The ebook describes making an anaerobic digester using an oil drum and a rubber inner tube as the gas storage vessel aswell as a larger continuous digester. The ebook also contains diagrams list of materials and websites for further reading.
The gas can be used for cooking and heating and even for running a gas engine.