Herlina, Idra and Simanjuntak, Wasinton and Rilyanti, Mita and Safitra, Edwin (2019) Biodiesel Preparation from Oil Fraction of Crude Pond Palm Oil through SiO2/SO3- H+-Catalyzed Esterification Followed by KOH-Catalyzed Transesterification. In: 10th International Conference on Green Technology (ICGT 2019). (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In this study, silica extracted from sugarcane bagasse was sulfated by wet impregnation method using H2SO4 solution with variations in the concentration of 0, 0.5, 1, 1.5, and 2 M as the sulfating agent. The sulfated silica was subsequently subjected to calcination at 40 °C, and then tested as catalyst for esterification of crude pond palm oil using methanol. The experimental results revealed that the catalysts exhibit good catalytic performance, enabling the achievement of up to 85% reaction yields. Physical characteristics of the catalysts were investigated using different techniques, including Fourier infra-red (FTIR) spectroscopy, x-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and particle size analysis (PSA). These characterization techniques reveal that successful sulfation of the silica was achieved.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam (FMIPA) > Prodi Magister Ilmu Kimia
Depositing User: MITA RILYA
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 09:20
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 09:20
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/15678

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