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Production of bio-degradable polyurethane foam from sugarcane bagasse and biodiesel-derived crude glycerine
(ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2015)
As the threat of the depletion of fossil based fuels becomes more of a reality, there is a need to find alternative carbon sources for the production of a wide range of chemicals, polymers and plastics. One plastic that ...
Bio-oil and bio-char production from sunflower hulls
(ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2011)
In this paper, the hydrothermal liquefaction of sunflower hulls into biooil and biochar is presented. The main manipulated variables that were studied were biomass load, catalyst type and temperature. The experimental ...
Evaluation of cottonseed oil as co-feedstock for the hydroprocessing of petroleum middle distillates for diesel fuel production
Mandatory blending of biodiesel into petroleum diesel came to effect in 2015 in South Africa. The availability of biodiesel to implement this mandate however poses a challenge for local biodiesel producers and petroleum ...