Fermenter

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Fermenter
Fermenter ig.png
Grid Fermenter.png
Properties
Type Machine
Tool Grid Wrench.png
Armor rating {{{armorrating}}}
Damage {{{damage}}}
Durability {{{durability}}}
Mining level {{{mininglevel}}}
Stackable Yes (64)
Flammable No
Danger {{{danger}}}
Protection {{{protection}}}
Storage {{{storageslots}}}
Liquid Storage Input 10000 mB / Output 2000 mB
Upgrades
Grid Ejector Upgrade.png
Grid Pulling Upgrade.png
Grid Fluid Ejector Upgrade.png
Grid Fluid Pulling Upgrade.png
Previous tier {{{prevtier}}}
Next tier {{{nexttier}}}
Energy Consumption
Max EU Input {{{maxeu}}}
EU Use {{{eu_use}}} EU/t
EU Per Operation {{{eu_op}}}
EU Storage {{{storage}}} EU
EU Production {{{eu_produce}}} EU/t
Max EU Output {{{maxout}}}
Max Heat Input {{{maxhu}}} HU/t
Heat Use Up to 60 HU/t
Heat Production {{{hu_produce}}} HU/t
Max Kinetic Input {{{maxku}}} KU/t
Kinetic Use {{{ku_use}}} KU/t
Kinetic Production {{{ku_produce}}} KU/t
Technical Details
Operation Length {{{optime}}} Seconds
UU Cost {{{uu_cost}}}
First appearance {{{firstappearance}}}
Last appearance {{{lastappearance}}}
ID IC2:{{{id}}}
Flow Speed {{{fluidspeed}}} m/s
Player Speed {{{movespeed}}}

The Fermenter is a heat-based machine used in biofuel energy production, specifically to process Biomass into Biogas.

Usage

The Fermenter GUI. Slots from left to right: biomass cells (full/empty), fertilizer, upgrades, and biogas cells (empty/full).
Insert Biomass into the Fermenter, either manually with Universal Fluid Cells or installing a pulling upgrade (or using other mods' pipes), and it will collect in the 10000 mB (10B) input tank, conveniently in the green area of the GUI to match Biomass's coloration. Supply up to 60 HU/t through its rear connector, and the Fermenter will start processing, with each operation using 10 mB of Biomass to produce 200 mB of Biogas. The more heat supplied (up to its maximum), the faster the Fermenter will process.

The Biogas will end up in the 2000 mB output tank, in the yellow area of the GUI (which also helpfully matches Biogas's color). 2000 mB being a comparatively small buffer (it only takes 100 mB of Biomass to fill), it is recommended to either stock it with cells to remove once full, or pipe out the liquid somehow. A Jetpack (fuel-powered, not the electric version) may also be placed in the output slot to be filled directly.

For every 500 mB of Biomass processed (10B Biogas produced), the Fermenter will also output collected waste in the form of one Fertilizer.

Recipe

Grid Iron Item Casing.png
Grid Empty Cell.png
Grid Iron Item Casing.png
Grid Iron Item Casing.png
Grid Empty Cell.png
Grid Heat Conductor.png
Grid Iron Item Casing.png
Grid Empty Cell.png
Grid Iron Item Casing.png
Grid Fermenter.png

Notes

Despite not being crafted with a Basic Machine Casing, the Fermenter may return one if broken with something besides a wrench.