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transesterification

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  • noun organic chemistry The reaction of an ester with an alcohol in order to replace the alkoxy group; it is used in the synthesis of polyesters and in the production of biodiesel

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  • The oil is transformed through a process called transesterification, which removes glycerine and adds methanol, leaving a thinner product that can power a diesel engine.

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  • Currently biodiesel is produced by a process called transesterification where the vegetable oil or animal fat is first filtered, then processed with alkali to remove free faty acids.

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  • The oil is transformed through a process called transesterification, which removes glycerine and adds methanol, leaving a thinner product that can power a diesel engine.

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  • The oil is transformed through a process called transesterification, which removes glycerine and adds methanol, leaving a thinner product that can power a diesel engine.

    WTOP / Business / Biz Stories

  • The oil is transformed through a process called transesterification, which removes glycerine and adds methanol, leaving a thinner product that can power a diesel engine.

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  • Fuller said biodiesel is made through a process called transesterification, which involves a chemical reaction on the vegetable oil leaving glycerin and biodiesel behind.

    DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS

  • Once the oil is extracted from the seeds, a chemical reaction called transesterification will be used to produce biodiesel and glycerin, a byproduct that can be used in soaps, lotions and other products.

    High Plains Journal

  • Biodiesel is made through a chemical process called transesterification, whereby glycerin is separated from fat or vegetable oil, according to the National Biodiesel Board.

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  • Fuller said biodiesel is made through a process called transesterification, which involves a chemical reaction on the vegetable oil leaving glycerin and biodiesel behind.

    DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS

  • In many instances, Biodiesel is mixed with petroleum-based diesel to create a Biodiesel blend, which can then be sold into the general diesel market … It refers to mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from palm oil through a process known as 'transesterification'.

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