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Think Fuel-Butanol

Think Fuel-Butanol

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Published by H.J.Prabhu
Butanol produced from biomass through a bioprocess will be an alternate green fuel for transport of the future.
Butanol produced from biomass through a bioprocess will be an alternate green fuel for transport of the future.

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Published by: H.J.Prabhu on Dec 21, 2013
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 Introduction to Biobutanol
Some literature on butanol by biochemical or ethanol conversion route is discussed briefly
 
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Butanol is a flammable alcohol that can be made from fossil fuels like petroleum.
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 Also, by a bioprocess from renewable sources such as corn grain or stalks, cobs, or other agro-wastes.
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 In the petroleum industry, butanol has been reserved mainly for the solvent and cosmetics markets, which tend to bring higher prices, rather than the motor fuel market.
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 The term biobutanol refers to butanol made from renewable resources such as grain or cornstalks by fermentation process.
 
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n
-Butanol Applications
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Solvent
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for paints, coatings, varnishes
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Plasticizers
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to improve how a plastic material processes
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Coatings
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as a solvent for a variety of applications,
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Chemical intermediate or raw material
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for other chemicals and plastics,
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Textiles
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as a swelling agent from coated fabric
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Cosmetics
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makeup, nail care products, shaving products
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Drugs and antibiotics, hormones, and vitamins
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Gasoline (as an additive) and brake fluid (formulation component)

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