Production of Methyl Ester

During the process of transesterification, an alcohol (such as methanol) reacts with the triglyceride oils contained in plant oils, animal fats or recycled greases to form fatty acid alkyl esters (biodiesel) and glycerin. The reaction requires heat and a strong base catalyst such as sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide. The simplified chemical reaction is shown … Read More

Biodiesel Refining Operation Points – Deacidification By Alkali Refining

Selection with stirring, heating andd bottom row soap stainless steel or glass-lined reactor alkali refining kettle complete alkali refining process, biodiesel low viscosity, in order to improve the heat transfer and speed up the reaction, increase the heating plate heat exchanger with an outer loop, according to alkali refining kettle and add maximum volume to … Read More