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Solid acid catalyzed biodiesel production from waste cooking oil

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48082 46491 2008 6 PDF Available
Title
Solid acid catalyzed biodiesel production from waste cooking oil
Abstract

Various solid acid catalysts were evaluated for the production of biodiesel from low quality oil such as waste cooking oil (WCO) containing 15 wt.% free fatty acids. The zinc stearate immobilized on silica gel (ZS/Si) was the most effective catalyst in simultaneously catalyzing the transesterification of triglycerides and esterification of free fatty acid (FFA) present in WCO to methyl esters. The optimization of reaction parameters with the most active ZS/Si catalyst showed that at 200 °C, 1:18 oil to alcohol molar ratio and 3 wt.% catalysts loading, a maximum ester yield of 98 wt.% could be obtained. The catalysts were recycled and reused many times without any loss in activity.

Keywords
Biodiesel; Esterification; Transesterification; Waste cooking oil; Methyl esters; Solid acid catalyst; Free fatty acids
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Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: Applied Catalysis B: Environmental - Volume 85, Issues 1–2, 17 December 2008, Pages 86–91
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Subjects
Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Catalysis
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