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Re: waste-oil heaters?

Subject: Re: waste-oil heaters?
From: bownes <>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 11:43:32 -0400 (EDT)

They all end up in a pan in the bottom of the unit. Up to you to 
dispose of in an environmentally correct fash

> On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 11:11:44AM -0400, bownes wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Lan-Air makes a nice unit. And they have been known to discount them 
> > rather well. 
> > 
> > I looked into a group buy a couple of years ago. Looked like we could get
> > about 25-30% discount on the $1200 unit.
> I've been wondering- with these units, what happens to the nasties
> that're in the used oil?  Metals, sludge and toxins.  Where
> do they go when you use the oil for heat?  Up the stack and
> into the atmosphere, or is there a filter that keeps
> the worst bits from getting burnt?  Then, what do you
> do with the leftovers?
> -- 
>   Eric Murray  ericm at  PGP keyid:E03F65E5
>                      Consulting Security Architect

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