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Effect of Reaction Scale up on Properties of Epoxidized Canola Oil
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: 2012 Dallas, Texas, July 29 - August 1, 2012 121337172.(doi:10.13031/2013.41750)
Authors: Ewumbua M Monono, Darrin M Haagenson, Dennis W Wiesenborn
Keywords: Epoxidized vegetable oil, Hydrogen peroxide addition, temperature, oxirane
Epoxidized vegetable oil (EVO) has been successfully used as a renewable resin in coatings and composite materials. A number of investigations have reported synthesis of epoxies from small batch (< 300 g) of a variety of vegetable oils. Reaction scaled-up beyond 300 g, in turn, requires increased understanding of exothermic reaction phenomena. Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) addition increases temperature, but investigating different addition rates at different temperatures has not been reported.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)