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Energies 2017, 10(9), 1360; doi:10.3390/en10091360

Biodiesel Production from Bombacopsis glabra Oil by Methyl Transesterification Method

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Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Piauí, 64049-550 Teresina, PI, Brazil
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Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Maranhão, 65760-000 Presidente Dutra, MA, Brazil
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Instituto Adolfo Lutz. Division of Food Science and Chemistry, CP 1783, 01059-970 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
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Development Company of the Valleys of the São Francisco and Parnaíba, Codevasf, 70830-901 Brasília, DF, Brazil
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Department of Pharmacy, Federal University of Piauí, 64049-550 Teresina, PI, Brazil
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Received: 9 July 2017 / Revised: 21 August 2017 / Accepted: 25 August 2017 / Published: 8 September 2017
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Abstract

The objective of this work was to produce methyl biodiesel from Bombacopis glabra (B. glabra) oil degummed with H3PO4. The methyl biodiesel was prepared in an alkaline medium, and characterized by physico-chemical parameters, thin-layer chrmatograghy (TLC), gas chromatograph (GC), (Nuclear magnetic resonance of hydrogen (H-NMR), thermogravimetry and infrared analysis. The physico-chemical parameters of biodiesel were in accordance with the limits established by National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) Resolution 45/2014, except oxidation stability, where it was corrected with the addition of antioxidants such as TBHQ and BHT. View Full-Text
Keywords: oil degummed; methyl biodiesel; natural antioxidants. oil degummed; methyl biodiesel; natural antioxidants.
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da Silva Araújo, F.D.; do Nascimento Cavalcante, A.; Sousa, M.D.B.; de Moura, C.V.R.; Chaves, M.H.; Aued-Pimentel, S.; Fernandes Caruso, M.S.; Tozetto, L.J.; Kaline Morais Chaves, S. Biodiesel Production from Bombacopsis glabra Oil by Methyl Transesterification Method. Energies 2017, 10, 1360.

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