Pemanfaatan Asap Buangan Tungku Arang Menjadi Asam Cuka Kayu dan Kontribusinya Terhadap Pendapatan Pengusaha Arang Rakyat (the Utilization of Disposal Smoke of Charcoal Kiln as Wood Vinegar and its Contribution to Income of Charcoal Industrialist)
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Untill now, smoke from charcoal industry has been disposed and become a source of air polution. The reserch was aimed to implement the processing tecnology of dosposal gas of charcoal kiln to become wood vinegar by simple dry destilation technique, to find out the economical feasibility and to examine the contribution level of wood vinegar production to charcoal industrialist. A basic technique applied was a dry destilation technique. The research showed that the processing technology of disposal gas of charcoal kiln with simple dry destilation technique in producing wood vinegar as side product was succesfully applied in wood charcoal industry. In this research, a charcoal kiln with the capacity 5-6 m3 can produce 500 liters of wood vinegar. With the selling prize of 500 rupiahs per liter, an additional income of 250.000 rupiahs per kiln was obtained by the indrustrialist in one rotation. This additional income has reached more than 30 % of their income from wood charcoal industry. It is recomended to increase the application of this simple technology, to develop a partnership in product marketing, and the implementation of processing technology of wood vinegar as higher economical value product.So, the income of charcoal indrustrialist can be improved significantly.