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Ethyl lactate as a solvent: Properties, applications and production processes – a review
Ethyl lactate is an environmentally benign solvent with effectiveness comparable to petroleum-based solvents. The worldwide solvent market is about 30 million pounds per year, where ethyl lactate canExpand
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Kinetic study for the direct synthesis of dimethyl carbonate from methanol and CO2 over CeO2 at high pressure conditions
Abstract The kinetics for the direct synthesis of dimethyl carbonate was studied over CeO 2 at high pressure conditions in a batch reactor. Langmuir–Hinshelwood and Eley–Rideal mechanisms wereExpand
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Glycerol Valorization as Biofuel: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Study of the Acetalization of Glycerol with Acetaldehyde
The work reported in this article is a thermodynamic and kinetic study of the acetalization reaction between acetaldehyde and glycerol to produce glycerol ethyl acetal (GEA). A catalyst screening wasExpand
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A novel process for the ethyl lactate synthesis in a simulated moving bed reactor (SMBR)
A novel approach for the synthesis of ethyl lactate using a simulated moving bed reactor was evaluated by experiments as well as by simulations. A mathematical model considering external and internalExpand
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Design of a true moving bed reactor for the direct synthesis of dimethyl carbonate
Abstract In the present work is proposed the direct synthesis of dimethyl carbonate (DMC) using a true moving bed reactor (TMBR) to enhance the equilibrium yield. A methodology to design the TMBR isExpand
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PermSMBR—A new hybrid technology: Application on green solvent and biofuel production
A new technology, the simulated moving bed membrane reactor (PermSMBR), was presented and applied for the production of the green solvent ethyl lactate and of the biofuel 1,1-diethoxyethane. ItsExpand
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Green Fuel Production Using the PermSMBR Technology
The production of the green fuel acetaldehyde dibutylacetal (1,1-dibutoxyethane, DBE) was implemented by means of a new hybrid technology, the Simulated Moving Bed Membrane Reactor (PermSMBR), whichExpand
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Coupled PermSMBR – Process design and development for 1,1-dibutoxyethane production
In this work, a new configuration of the simulated moving bed membrane reactor (PermSMBR) technology is presented, the coupled PermSMBR, where the tubular membranes are located after fixed-bedExpand
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Batch and continuous studies for ethyl lactate synthesis in a pervaporation membrane reactor
Pervaporation process using commercial silica water selective membranes was evaluated to contribute for the ethyl lactate process intensification by continuous pervaporation membrane reactor.Expand
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Performance evaluation of silica membrane for water-n-butanol binary mixture
Abstract The pervaporation performance of a commercial silica membrane (Pervatech BV) was evaluated for dehydration of aqueous n-butanol solutions. The influence of the operation parameters, such asExpand
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