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Process for producing wax ester from dihydroxy fatty acid

Mahiran Basri (2009) Process for producing wax ester from dihydroxy fatty acid. .

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Abstract / Synopsis

A process for producing wax ester comprising of esterifying dihydroxy fatty acied preferably dihydroxystearic acid with at least one alcohol in the presence of lipase as a catalyst which is then remove by filtration. The filtered catalyst could be reuse and provides a number of cost advantanges. In the preferred embodiment of the present invention, the dihydroxystearic acid is derived from palm based oleic acid and the alcohol contains 8 to 18 carbon atoms per molecules.

Item Type: Patent
Divisions: Faculty of Science
Keywords: Wax ester, Palm oil based
Depositing User: Suzila Mohamad Kasim
Date Deposited: 21 May 2013 11:15
Last Modified: 21 May 2013 11:15
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/20419

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