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EC12 Used Oils To Diesel 3-Step Process

The EC12 process makes ASTM 975 diesel fuel from used motor oil. Other waste oils are supported too: waste engine oil, ship oil, tire oil, plastic oil, industrial lube oil, hydraulic oil, pyrolysis oil, gear oil, etc. This second generation technology creates a mini fuel refinery. The secret is in the 3 step patent pending EC12 process.


Step 1: Remove large particulate. 

Step 2 : De-sulfur and remove soot, carbon, ash, and other unwanted materials

Step 3: Add  UC2. This brings the qualities of the liquid into an ASTM D975 specification. Sulfur content started at about 5000 ppm and after adding UC2,

sulfur is about 8 ppm!                            


The diesel can be used on and off road, in generators, boilers, ships, heavy machines, or construction machinery, or construction machines without any modification to any diesel engine. 

EC1Process Estimated Production Costs 

These are an estimate of costs per gallon to run the 3 Step EC12 process  based on 100,000 gallons of production per work month:


$.50 used motor oil pickup & handling

$.19 UC2 chemicals and filters

$0.01 per kwh. Some clients power their EC12 and all other electrical needs from a generator powered with the diesel they make and lower their energy costs. 

$.10 labor, insurance & Administration

TOTAL is $0.80 cents per gallon (+or-). 


Notes that might affect your costs: 

*Your method of accounting may be different than our example. 

*The costs of doing business in your state, county, or region. 

*The COGS depends on your workers compensation package, taxes, travel, 

location and takes in many other factors, familiar to you in your location. 

*Production is based on 2 employees running the EC12 process over four 10 hour shifts. 


In Addition to the EC12 Process, Generally, as for a building, your going to need a site with concrete floor 30’ x 60’, storage tanks, 500 kw electrical, shelter from the elements and bad weather. Additional items will be discussed after contract and or as needed. 

*We provide all training, 24/7 support, installation and a limited lifetime warranty on all parts and labor. 

Quality. That’s all we know, that’s all we do! 

How to make Renewable Diesel with the  EC12 process:

R99. This is the new accepted fuel to replace and or supplement petroleum diesel, in order to reduce emissions. This fuel is the new standard accepted worldwide by all governments and most importantly, by big oil, to replace Biodiesel and become the fuel of the future. R99 and Biodiesel are both made from the same virgin or waste seed oils, there are 2 main differences in the fuels:

*The primary and key difference is their ASTM specification. R99 meets the same specification as the petroleum diesel produced commonly. This is ASTM D975.

Biodiesel meets a different set of specifications, ASTM 6751. 


The laws are in effect and are getting even more strict to move to cleaner burning fuels. The fuels used today are strictly mandated by the USA government and the EPA. The mandates are in progress to reduce emissions by 50%. This is projected to be done by replacing and or supplementing a large portion of the petroleum diesel market, by 2030. 


R99 is gaining traction and demand is the highest it’s ever been. 

R99 is the accepted fuel by Big Oil and every world government to replace Biodiesel. 

R99 defined: R stands for Renewable Diesel. In only the R99 blend, The 99 after the R indicates the percentage of bio component; such as virgin seed oils, waste seed oils, animal fats and trap grease. 

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An R99 blend means that the EPA and IRS requires a minimum of one percent of refined (or re-refined) diesel product to be blended into the biofuel.  The manufacturer and blender can claim a variety of tax credits, including the IRS blender's credit, import credit, credit for sale of fuel to American Indians, RIN credit, and LCFS credits. 


UC2 and it’s family of technologies are:

*patent pending under a utility patent.

*meet ASTM D975 specs

*registered with the EPA and meet all EPA requirements. 

*all products produced from EC12 are EPA compliant. 

*EC12 is a 3 stage process and meets EPA and IRS approval to earn tax credits.


All values are estimated and are different for your region, utility, feedstock, season, etc. and any other related production costs. 

Adjust costs/values accordingly. Meeting ASTM D975 is the most stringent fuel specification in the world. 

The EC12 produces a fuel for every fuel specification worldwide. En590 for Europe, GB5 for China and more. 

This is the most popular USA, ASTM D975 R99 blend: 

90% Seed oil @ $3.50 gallon                         

X 90% = $3.15

115 oz out of 128 oz in a gallon


9% UC2V @ $.19 per gallon

12 oz = $.19


1% re-refined #2 @ $.75 gallon 

(Re-refined waste petroleum product at a ASTM D975 spec)

X 1% = $.07

1 oz 


$.10 labor, insurance and a couple other related production costs. 


Total cost of production before tax credit is $3.61 (estimated)


Tax Credit figured and estimated low $2.00 

$3.61 - $2.00 = $1.61 all in per gallon 

In loading terminals around the USA, R99 wholesale spot rack price for a gallon of R99 is about $5.50, before taxes and delivery, averaged. 

It retails for about $6.00 before taxes and delivery averaged.

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