Vegetable Oil Epoxidation
by Dinda, Srikanta
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The book is mainly concerned with the development of processes for the environment-friendly product, namely, epoxidised vegetable oil, from locally available renewable raw materials. Epoxidised vegetable oils can be a suitable substitute of phthalates compounds as plasticizers. The major applications of the epoxidised oil(EO) are: Intermediates for alcohols, alkanolamines, carbonyl compounds, polyesters & polyurethanes, use as plasticizers, Stabilizers for PVC resins to improve flexibility, elasticity. About 250 KTPA epoxidised soya oil and linseed are used as plasticizes. However, the cost of EO greatly depends on local & cheap availability of raw material. In this book, the process of epoxidation procedure, effect of various parameters and its analysis is explained in details.
Srikanta Dinda is Assistant Prof. of Chem Engg at BITS-Pilani.He received his B.Sc.degree in Chemistry from Vidyasagar University in 1998, B.Tech. in 2001 and M.Tech. in 2003 in Chem. Engg from Calcutta University.He received Ph.D. degree in chem. engg. from the IIT-Kharagpur.He worked as a manager in the Reliance R&D for 4 yrs before joining BITS.
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LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
March 5, 2013
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