Competitive transesterification of soybean oil with mixed methanol/ethanol over heterogeneous catalysts.

@article{Kim2010CompetitiveTO,
  title={Competitive transesterification of soybean oil with mixed methanol/ethanol over heterogeneous catalysts.},
  author={Manhoe Kim and Siucheong Yan and Steven O. Salley and K. Y. Simon Ng},
  journal={Bioresource technology},
  year={2010},
  volume={101 12},
  pages={4409-14}
}
Methylesters and ethylesters of fatty acids were synthesized using homogeneous CH(3)ONa and CH(3)CH(2)ONa, anion exchanged resin, and CaO-La(2)O(3) catalysts. Methanol, ethanol, and methanol/ethanol mixtures were used as the alcohol feed for transesterification of soybean oil. With a homogeneous catalyst (CH(3)ONa) there was essentially no difference in conversion rates between methanolysis and ethanolysis in batch reactions. However, with a heterogeneous resin and CaO-La(2)O(3) catalysts… CONTINUE READING

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