Viscosity reduction of Castor oil esters by the addition of diesel, safflower oil esters and additives

Tina P Thomas, David Birney, Dick Auld

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Abstract

Biodiesel derived from Castor oil is more viscous than biodiesel derived from other vegetable oils. The effect on the viscosity upon the addition of a variety of additives was explored
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-270
Number of pages4
JournalIndustrial Crops and Products
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2012

Keywords

  • Biodiesel
  • Castor esters
  • Safflower esters
  • Transesterification
  • Viscosity

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