How We Make Biodiesel Fuel — Part 1

Biodiesel runs in any diesel engine with no modifications. Biodiesel may be mixed with dinosaur diesel
Biodiesel runs in any diesel engine with no modifications. Biodiesel may be mixed with dinosaur diesel
Biodiesel is created using a basic chemical reaction, where a catalyst is introduced to a vegatable oil feedstock
Biodiesel is created using a basic chemical reaction, where a catalyst is introduced to a vegatable oil feedstock
Soybean Harvest — In Ohio, soybean oil has greatest potential for biodiesel production — but cost is prohibitive
Soybean Harvest — In Ohio, soybean oil has greatest potential for biodiesel production — but cost is prohibitive
Biodiesel fuel provides many benefits to diesel engines — It reduces carbon buildup, and cleans fuel systems
Biodiesel fuel provides many benefits to diesel engines — It reduces carbon buildup, and cleans fuel systems
Carbon is in the Air — Clean Air Biodiesel wants to reduce carbon pollution and clean up the city of Columbus
Carbon is in the Air — Clean Air Biodiesel wants to reduce carbon pollution and clean up the city of Columbus
  • Base catalyzed transesterification of the oil.
  • Direct acid catalyzed transesterification of the oil.
  • Conversion of the oil to its fatty acids and then to biodiesel.
Biodiesel is created by catalyzing vegetable oil using heat and then adding a reactant know as methoxide
Biodiesel is created by catalyzing vegetable oil using heat and then adding a reactant know as methoxide
Space-filling model of stearic acid ethyl ester, an ethyl ester produced from soybean or canola oil and ethanol
Space-filling model of stearic acid ethyl ester, an ethyl ester produced from soybean or canola oil and ethanol
Published by Nicholas Wettee — Clean Air Biodiesel Group — The Clean Air Journal

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Clean Air Biodiesel

Clean Air Biodiesel

We are Ohio’s newest biodiesel producer. We are scaling our new Columbus facility to produce more than 25 million gallons of clean-burning biodiesel annually.

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