[permaculture] what about lubrication?

Mathew Waehner waehner at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 07:56:12 EDT 2008


Don't know what Brazil uses, but castor oil makes an excellent high
temprature lubricant.  Still used as an industrial feedstock to be blended
with petroleum oils for that purpose.




On 3/27/08, Lawrence F. London, Jr. <lflj at intrex.net> wrote:
>
> Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
>
> > trevor william johnson wrote:
> >
> >
> >>i just saw david bloom speak on a youtube video and he said that
> >>brazil imports no oil what so ever.  what about lubrication oil for
> >>the engine?  how can we make this out of renewable resources?
> >
> >
> > milkweed
> > hemp
> > soy
> > sesame
> > peanut
>
> DATABASE OF
> OIL YEILDING PLANTS
> BOTANIC GARDEN OF INDIAN REPUBLIC (BGIR)
> BOTANICAL SURVEY OF INDIA
> NOIDA
> BGIR/BSI Database Last updated : 5th April 2004
> http://mnes.nic.in/list/oil-plants.pdf
>
> Plants For A Future
> Search for plant uses:
> * Edible Uses:Oil:
> * Other Uses:Oil:
> http://www.pfaf.org/database/search_use.php?K%5B%5D=Oil
>
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