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A method of producing bio-diesel


Robiah Yunus (2011) A method of producing bio-diesel. PI 20093286.

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A method of producing bio-diesel comprises the steps of extracting crude oil from kernels of Jatropha curcas using an organic solvent; reacting the extracted crude oil with a first alcohol in the presence of an acidic catalyst to produce a reacted oil; transesterifying the reacted oil with a second alcohol in the presence of an basic catalyst to form fatty acid alkyl ester and glycerine; separating the glycerine from the fatty acid alkyl ester; and purifying the fatty acid alkyl ester using acidified water ro acquire the bio-diesel.

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Item Type: Patent
Application Number: PI 20093286
Registration Number: none
Filing Date: 25/6/2010
Granted Date: none
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Keywords: Bio-diesel; Jatropha curcas; organic solvent.
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2013 12:18
Last Modified: 15 May 2014 11:41
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