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Hydrogen On Demand, Why Should Everyone Use It?

It might seem counter intuitive to most people, that you can use water to improve your automobiles fuel economy and reduce harmful emissions.
The growing popularity of hydrogen on demand converters would indicate that this is not as distant as it might seem.
Many people may argue that there can be no energy gains,because the amount of energy used to electrolyze the water into hydrogen gas is equal to the energy released as the gas is ignited.
This would be true if the hydrogengas were the only thing that the engine was running on.
When in fact, hydrogen gas runs in conjunction with the fuel the engine was built for, whether it be gasoline, diesel or propane.
The reasons that hydrogen on demand generators do actually work is slightly more complicated.
Despite a high degree of skepticism it is possible that fuel economy can be improved by 40% or more.
There is an increasing range of hydrogen on demand converters, which can easily be fitted to any gasoline or diesel engine.
For those of you who would like the challenge and satisfaction of building your own hydrogen on demand generator, there are also many plans and kits available.
Basic Principle The basic principle of turning water into combustible gas is quite simple.
Conductive plates are submerged in distilled water, which has an electrolyte such as baking soda, sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide added to it and a current is passed through the water.
Hydrogen and Oxygen are then released as small bubbles which collect at the top of the container and combine to form what is known as, Brown's gas, Green Gas or Rhodes gas.
This Hydrogen and Oxygen gas mixture has some remarkable properties.
When ignited it burns at a low temperature, which will not even boil water and yet it can easily burn through four inches of steel when used in a cutting torch.
Increase Power When Brown's gas is fed into the carburetor inlet it will radically increase the octane level of the fuel.
This increase of the octane level indicates the pressure under which fuel vapor will spontaneously ignite in the combustion chamber.
If the fuel has a low octane rating it is more likely to cause pinging.
This happens when the fuel ignites due to compression, before the piston has reached the top of the cylinder during the compression phase.
If expansion starts too early it will act against the upward movement of the piston and cause a reduction in power output.
Burns More Completely The use of a hydrogen on demand will not only allow for more complete compression, but also allows the fuel to burn more completely, which adds more power.
Brown's gas acts as a catalyst so that fuel will burn at a lower temperature.
Fuel requires heat to ignite, so if it burns at a lower temperature there is less energy lost in conversion.
When the hydrogen gas turns to water there is also an internal cooling effect which reduces the chances of hot exhaust gasses causing pinging.
In the process there is also a significant reduction in carbon monoxide and at lower temperature there is less chance that oxides of nitrogen are formed.
Apart from this it is also possible that there will not only be less carbon deposits in the engine, but that existing carbon deposits will be reduced which leads to less wear and longer engine life.
Easy To Install Hydrogen on demand converters can easily be attached to any kind of vehicle.
The electrical power is supplied by the engines alternator which is why the laws of conservation of energy are not relevant.
The alternator will be producing a current whether that electrical charge is used or not, so the fact that it can be used to produce hydrogen is the best way to make an engine more efficient.
The units are normally very compact and can be mounted under the hood as long as they are not too close to any part of the engine which produces a lot of heat.
There are no major changes which need to be made to the engine and the only adaptation which is required is to feed the pipe which supplies the gas into the air intake.
The system is also very safe, because the gas is used up as it is produced and does not require explosive gasses to be stored in a large tank on the vehicle.
With all these advantages it is surprising that the hydrogen generator does not come factory fitted, but who knows, maybe one day it will be.

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