Update: Wood Gas Power

MOTHER EARTH NEWS' researchers have made a few improvements to their wood gas power system. Here is an update.



071 wood gas power 1 updated gasifier2
The updated gasifier is lighter, more compact, and in many ways more practical than its predecessor.
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071 wood gas power 4 stationary model2
The redesigned stationary components of the wood gas power system take up a minimum of floor space, and thus leave plenty of sheltered area for scrap lumber storage or for wood heating and drying equipment.
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071 wood gas power 2 outlet tube
Condensed and filtered wood gas goes directly to the modified carburetor through this outlet tube. Note the woven filter medium below.
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071 wood gas power 3 truck on road
The wood gas-powered truck realized an improvement in performance and mileage with the new apparatus, as well.
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071 wood gas power - diagram2
Diagram shows the components of the wood gas power generation system.
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