Catalytic Oxidation Of Petroleum Waxy Distillates

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contributor.author Farag, Hassan A. en_US
contributor.author Ghanem, Nadia Ali en_US
contributor.author El-Kayar, Aida Mohamed en_US
date.accessioned 2009-11-25T13:04:42Z en_US
date.available 2009-11-25T13:04:42Z en_US
date.issued 1994 en_US
identifier.citation Engineering Journal of Qatar University, 1994, Vol. 7, Pages 13-26. en_US
identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/7891 en_US
description.abstract The catalytic oxidation of petroleum waxy distillate (boiling range 400 - 440°C at 760 nun Hg) using KMn04 catalyst and air was studied in a batch reactor. The effect of reaction temperature (100-160°C), air flow rate (0.5-1.5 L/min per 100 g wax) and catalyst weight (0.4-0.6 % by wt. of wax) on the acid number of the reaction mixture was studied. Monobasic acids with an average number of carbon atoms/molecule of C^.C^ could be obtained. The surface active properties of the soap solutions made from the obtained fatty acids (after separation from the reaction mixture, followed by purification) confirm that this soap can be successfully used as household soap. This will help to reduce the consumption of edible oils for soap making. en_US
language.iso en en_US
publisher Qatar University en_US
subject Engineering: Research & Technology en_US
title Catalytic Oxidation Of Petroleum Waxy Distillates en_US
type Article en_US
identifier.pagination 13-26 en_US
identifier.volume 7 en_US


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