What we do is not new . . . it dates back to a patent July 2, 1935, 2,006,676 granted to Charles Garrett for a device called an "electrolytic carburetor"
The way Garrett and others have tried to do this - will never work because of the chemistry and the needs of the engine.
Why has this not ever taken off . . . well . . . that is because of the technology of the era persistently from then until now it has always been cheaper to just use fossil fuels. that and the SPACE required for the proper device just does not exist in most vehicles.
There is a lot of crap on the internet - but this not one that
Here is some text from another website. What they miss is that legally - and technologically vehicles now all have computer control and it is just not so easy as Charles Gartrett did in 1935 or mR Greene did in 1992
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Here's a couple of articles from the Dallas Morning News on Garrett's invention...
Dallas Morning News - September 8, 1935
Dallasite Patents Invention Which He Claims
Substitutes Water for Gasoline as Fuel
C.H. Garrett, Dallas inventor, gave a private demonstration Saturday of a recently patented contrivance which he said substituted water for gasoline as fuel for internal combustion engines.
He said it broke up the water by electrolysis into its component gases, oxygen and hydrogen, using the highly explosive hydrogen for fuel in the motor cylinder.
The working model operated a four-cylinder engine for several minutes in the demonstration, at varying speeds and with several starts and stops. Garrett said he had operated the engine continuously for more than forty-eight hours.
The inventor said the idea itself was not new. He explained that difficulty had been encountered heretofore in attempts to store the dangerously inflammable hydrogen. He claimed to have AVOIDED that trouble by making and exploding the gas in the SAME PROCESS without a storage chamber in which the flames from the motor cylinders might react.
Water, he explained, is broken down into its component gases by passage of an electric current through it from electrodes immersed in the water. Hydrogen collects at the negative pole and oxygen at the positive. The hydrogen, Garrett said, is MIXED WITH AIR (78% nitrogen and other gases...Vanguard) and introduced DIRECTLY INTO THE CYLINDERS.
The inventor said he had been working on the device for eight years, assisted by his father, Henry Garrett, traffic signal engineer for the city of Dallas, inventor of the traffic signal system, now in use here and holder of several patents on such contrivances.
Garrett said attachment of the electrolytic carburetor and installation of a generator of about DOUBLE normal capacity to furnish power for the breaking down of the water were the only changes needed to convert a gasoline burning automobile into a WATER BURNER!
He said the electrolysis chamber would have to VARY IN SIZE with the size of the motor used. One of ABOUT A QUART CAPACITY being big enough for the ordinary automobile.
He claimed instantaneous starting in any weather, elimination of fire hazards, cooler motor operation and fulfilling of all motor requirements in power and speed.
Dallas Morning News - September 6, 1992
Early Inventor Builds Water-Powered Auto
by A.C. Greene
The late Henry "Dad" Garrett was a multi-talented Dallas inventor with a bent for electrical contrivances, and in 1935, he and his son, C.H. Garrett, patented and exhibited an automobile that ran on water -- actually, on hydrogen after the water was broken down by electrolysis.
Dad Garrett was already famous for his work. In 1920 he set up WRR in Dallas, the world's first municipal radio station, and was its first announcer. He was the first man to build a radio in his car, and he developed radio transmission from the car for police use. He also invented an automatic electric traffic signal, possibly the nation's first.
Eugene P. Aldredge recalled the Garretts: "I had rented a small office on the seventh floor of the Allen building in downtown Dallas for my letter service, and one of my early customers was the eighteenth floor National Electric Signal Co. owned by Dad Garrett and son C.H..
"I was informed that the two were experimenting with an automobile that used water for fuel, that they carried on their experiments in a workshop adjacent to their office on the top floor, and that two separate explosions (from dangerous hydrogen) had nearly blown a hole in the roof of the building...Neither was hurt."
On September 8, 1935, The Dallas Morning News first announced that the water-fuel concept worked -- at least it worked for "several minutes," the article reported.
A few months later, Pathe' News filmed the car driving along Garland Road with the driver stopping at White Rock Lake to fill the fuel tank with water before cruising off. In 1970, Karen Klinefelter wrote, "Aptly enough, the film was shown on Pathe's Stranger than Fiction feature program."
C.H. Garrett said the only items needed to convert a gasoline-engine auto to a water burner was an electrolytic carburetor and installation of a generator of double normal capacity for the breaking down of the water.
He claimed instant starts in any weather, no fire hazards, cooler operation and plenty of power and speed. The car was not marketed, and no one seems to know its ultimate destiny. Both Garretts died a number of years ago.
[A.C. Greene is an author and Texas historian who lives in Salado.]
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There have been several other patents issued for splitting water - one being that which uses a carbon arc under water and produces a gas come have called "Aquafuel", documented here => https://patents.google.com/patent/US6299738 and here => http://blazelabs.com/n-aquagen.asp
. . . which has a serious drawback of how does one consistently and continuously produce the fuel burning an arc which itself is being consumed
so . . . the science is sound . . . but the economics done the wrong way are not.. and unless the fuel is an approved "motor fuel" it cannot lawfully be used in a vehicle anyway even if can be made to work within legal emissions limits
Our product overcomes both of the above
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