Study on jojoba oil hydrogenation

Authors

  • Alberto Willnecker Departamento de Tecnología Química, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto
  • María C. Pramparo Departamento de Tecnología Química, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3989/gya.032708

Keywords:

Hydrogenation, Iodine Value, Jojoba, Oil, Wax

Abstract


Trials were cattied out on jojoba oil hydrogenation to study the effects of the main operative variable on iodine index and melting point. . A batch reactor with nickel catalysts was used. The effects selected for analysis were the reaction temperature, the operation pressure and the amount of catalyst.The range of temperature studied was 120-200ºC, the pressure was between 2 and 4 atm and the amount of catalyst ranged from 0.2 – 0.6% (percentage of catalyst mass over oil mass). The results showed that these three factors affected the reaction significantly; although temperature was the most influential in the progression of the reaction. In addition, the kinetic behavior was studied using a potential model of pseudo-first order and the corresponding kinetic parameters were obtained.

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Published

2009-03-30

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Willnecker A, Pramparo MC. Study on jojoba oil hydrogenation. grasasaceites [Internet]. 2009Mar.30 [cited 2023Feb.7];60(1):48-54. Available from: https://grasasyaceites.revistas.csic.es/index.php/grasasyaceites/article/view/545

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