Open Source Agricultural Carbon Dioxide Generator

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Basics

  • A device that generates carbon dioxide for use in greenhouses etc
  • Uses some sort of fuel (Such as Ethanol, Methane, Methanol, Dimethyl Ether, or Biodiesel)


Used For

  • Increasing the Carbon Dioxide concentration of a Greenhouse's atmosphere which increases yeild (assuming everything else is adressed before moving on to using this see Law of the Minimum

Industry Standards

Existing Open Source Designs

Minimum Viable Product

  • Could be combustion or fuel cell based
  • Metered Output
  • Clean Output (Only Carbon Dioxide, Water Vapor in the exhaust (or at least as clost to this as reasonably possible) )
  • Uses Waste Heat For Something (Be it home/water heating, thermoelectric, or a heat engine (Like a stirling) )
  • Interated CO2 Monitoring
  • Integrated Control System

Basic Design

BOM

See Also

Useful Links