Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2016.11.011 View full text
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O.N. Syazwani, Siow Hwa Teo, Aminul Islam, Yun Hin Taufiq-Yap

Abstract: In this study, waste venus clam (WVC) was used as a raw materials of catalyst to produce biodiesel from palm oil at atmospheric pressure. The thermogravimetric, surface functional group, morphology, structure, basicity, surface area and leaching properties of catalyst was studied by using TGA, FTIR, SEM, XRD, TPD-CO2, BET, and AAS respectively. The result demonstrated that CS-900 catalyst gave high amount of total basicity at about 44 times than commercial CaO catalyst which is favorable for higher catalytic a…

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