RE: ultrasonic fogger in gasoline. this looks good
You HOPE this helps? Of course it does! Many thanks! I knew that the rings were replaceable, but had not yet researched just what to replace it with, much less where to get the replacement. Now, I have something to work with, thanks to your suggestions. Note though, that the sensor prevents the unit from working in gas unless you ground one side of it to the metal casing. That is why I was gonna fill it with water up to the sensor level (tested the auto shut-off level last night) and then gas above that. In fact, I think the gas can occupy the next inch or so above the water level. That should allow vaporization of BOTH the liquids.
Mike has expressed concerns about vaporizing both water and gasoline together, but if I ensure that no oxygen enters the mixture, shouldn't it be safe?
Otherwise, I was thinking that I could put a tiny plastic bottle of water or something around the sensor itself and seal it shut. That way, I could fill the container with gasoline and it would still work. Also, I figure that with filtered gasoline entering the chamber, the disc inside the fogger should last longer than it would with water.
I don't know about "Devcon" -I'll have to research that. Maybe I'll just use JBWeld instead, we'll have to see what's available out here.
Oh, I forgot to explain my gameplan. Here it goes...
I read an article which said that cracking gasoline, then adding water vapour (as steam) makes other gasses which cause a greater reaction.
HCS is a simple way to crack gasoline, while it can also be used to turn water into steam.
If I use the UT to vaporize both of them, then feed them through my HCS's heated copper lines, I should get the desired effect, right?
Now if I use the HCS method, I would be able to get the desired effect as well. I think that I should be able to get a better effect if I use the UT to do the same thing. I only need to get an inverter to test it out in the car, while driving.
I would then allow the air to get into the engine via my intake manifold, as well as my vacuum port. That way, it'd always be getting the vapour.
So what do you guys think? Can you improve upon the plan?
Another thing I wanted to find out is this: for each of you...what type of gasoline do they sell in your area? Does it have additives? In my area they sell e10 gasoline at both 87 and 90 octane. I read that the additives end up gunking up/coating certain gas saving devices, so I wanted to know what effects, if any you had experienced after some time -when that gunk should have already built up. Did your mileage change or anything?
In order to combat this, I was thinking of stuffing my copper tubing with coarse steel wool -increasing the heated surface area that the vapour must pass over. This should improve the cracking, as well as fight the effects of additives. What's your view.
(This ended up being a LOT, but you can answer in stages if you like.)
(This post was last modified: 08-15-2012 06:59 AM by hhofox.)