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Studies on Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil using Solid Waste as Catalyst

Journal: International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD ) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 5779-5788

Keywords : Waste Cooking Oil; Flyash Catalyst; Biodiesel; FTIR; XRD; SEM; Transesterification Reaction;

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Production of Biodiesel from waste cooking oil is considered one of the interesting processes in recent years. In this paper, Catalyst was prepared from solid waste materials, fly ash, and used for the production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil. Physico-chemical characterization of the prepared catalyst was done using FTIR, XRD and SEM. Performance evaluation of prepared catalyst was done for the maximum yield of biodiesel by varying temperature, reactants molar ratio (methanol to WCO) and loading of catalyst were studied and analyzed. The maximum conversion of 47% WCO was obtained at 60 °C in 90 min for molar ration of 1:9 (WCO to methanol) at loading of catalyst is 1.5 % by weight of reaction mixture. The reaction was carried out till the equilibriumobtained.

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