FOG (Fat, Oil & Grease)

 articles

A selection of articles relating to FOG (Fat, Oil & Grease), sometimes funny, but always education and helpful

red line grease trap

WHY GREASE TRAP TO FUEL TANK MAKES SENSE

For the past couple of decades, yellow grease, or used fryeroil, has been the goto source for biodiesel production. Each gallon of yellowgrease produces almost the same volume of biodiesel. Though the biodiesel yield is much lower for brown grease(50 percent), pioneering organisations are discovering uses for all types ofgrease trap waste.

September 28, 2021

WHY POINT-OF-SOURCE GREASE TRAPS MAY BE THE IDEAL CHOICE FOR A FISH AND CHIPS SHOP

If you own a Fish and Chips shop or other business within the foodservice industry, chances are good that you are already using some sort of grease trap. If not, sooner or later you will likely face clogged pipes, back-ups into your kitchen and costly fines.

September 28, 2021

Grease Emulsification, how to reduce the emulsion - THE INVISIBLE GREASE THIEF

Emulsion is a “fine dispersion of minute droplets of one liquid in another in which it is not soluble or miscible.” So what does that mean in plain English?

September 28, 2021

What does the phrase "Those two mix like oil and water" really mean?

We use the term “Those two mix like oil and water,” when describing two people who don’t like each other. Maybe you’ve also noticed shimmering oil floating on the surface of water on the road after it rains. In both cases you understand that water and oil don’t mix well —but have you ever wondered why? So many other things can dissolve in water—why not oil? In this activity we’ll explore what makes oil so special.

September 28, 2021