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Base catalyzed transesterification with refined oils
Question submitted on 10/12/07

I'm looking for information on base catalyzed transesterification with refined oils. It's related to the process of biodiesel production.


I'm not sure how technical an answer you want. Try these to start with: Wikipedia -- Biodiesel Production

Wikipedia -- Transesterification

Biodiesel Production and Quality

Transesterification of Vegetable Oils: a Review
Review article from the Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society

Optimization of Base-Catalyzed Transesterification Reaction of Used Cooking Oil
Abstract of an article from Energy Fuels, published by the American Chemical Society

Base Catalyzed Fast-Transesterification of Soybean Oil Using Ultrasonication
Paper presented at the 2006 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more information.

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