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    • A comparison of biodiesel purification methods 

      Schabort, C.J.; Van der Walt, P.J.; Marx, S. (ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2013)
      The purification of biodiesel is of cardinal importance to ensure the final product meets industry standards. This final step in the production stage contributes a large portion of the cost attributed to biodiesel production. ...
    • In-situ biodiesel production from sunflower seeds using liquefaction 

      De la Rey, Jaco; Marx, Sanette; Venter, Roelf (ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2015)
      One of the most expensive steps in the bio-diesel value chain is the extraction of oil from the seeds. Simultaneous extraction and transesterification will lower the overall capital costs of the process while enhancing ...
    • Waste butter and margarine as feedstock for biodiesel production 

      Schabort, C.J.; Visser, H.P.; Hartzenberg, A.; Venter, R.; Marx, S. (ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2012)
      The resulting bio-waste from butter and margarine factories should be disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner. Currently the bio-waste is either flushed into the municipal sewerage system or moved to landfill ...