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Title: Methods of making alkyl esters

Abstract

A method comprising contacting an alcohol, a feed comprising one or more glycerides and equal to or greater than 2 wt % of one or more free fatty acids, and a solid acid catalyst, a nanostructured polymer catalyst, or a sulfated zirconia catalyst in one or more reactors, and recovering from the one or more reactors an effluent comprising equal to or greater than about 75 wt % alkyl ester and equal to or less than about 5 wt % glyceride.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Wheat Ridge, CO)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
TDA Research, Inc. (Wheat Ridge, CO)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1015772
Patent Number(s):
7,767,837
Application Number:
11/744,693
Assignee:
TDA Research, Inc. (Wheat Ridge, CO) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-04ER86169
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Elliott, Brian. Methods of making alkyl esters. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Elliott, Brian. Methods of making alkyl esters. United States.
Elliott, Brian. Tue . "Methods of making alkyl esters". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1015772.
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year = {Tue Aug 03 00:00:00 EDT 2010},
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