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Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019

  • Assessment of Low Temperature Refining Process of Castor Seed Oil for Biodiesel Production

    Chika Muhammad, Muhammad Mukhtar, Muhammad Sabiu Jibrin, Musa Usman Dabai, Aliyu Sarkin Baki

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Sep. 23, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2019
    Published: Jan. 29, 2019
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    Abstract: In recent years research on biodiesel production from non-edible seed oil is receiving more attention to prevent food vs biofuels problems such as starvation in developing countries. Castor seed oil is potential non-edible biodiesel feedstock, but it has high viscosity and high acid value which are among the undesired factors in biodiesel productio... Show More