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Bob Hanlon Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Robert Tryon Hanlon, Alfred Karl Schultz: Method for purification of glycerol from biodiesel production. Rohm and Haas Company, Kenneth Crimaldi, May 19, 2009: US07534923 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for purification of crude glycerol, especially crude glycerol derived from biodiesel production using alkaline catalysts. The method comprises combining the crude glycerol with acid, separating a glycerol layer, and treating the glycerol layer to decolorize it.


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Bob Hanlon Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Robert Tryon Hanlon, Alfred Karl Schultz: Method for purification of glycerol from biodiesel production. Rohm And Haas Company, February 19, 2009: US20090048472-A1

A method for purification of crude glycerol, especially crude glycerol derived from biodiesel production using alkaline catalysts. The method comprises combining the crude glycerol with acid, separating a glycerol layer, and treating the glycerol layer to decolorize it.


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Bob Hanlon Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Robert Tryon Hanlon, Alfred Karl Schultz: Method for esterification of free fatty acids in triglycerides. Rohm And Haas Company, May 13, 2010: US20100121087-A1

A method for esterification of free fatty acids with methanol. The method has steps of: (a) contacting a heterogeneous esterification catalyst in a reactor with a reaction mixture containing: (i) methanol and (ii) a triglyceride mixture containing 70-99.8 wt % triglycerides and 0.2-30 wt % free fatt ...


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Bob Hanlon Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Robert Tryon Hanlon, Aaron Sarafinas, Alfred Karl Schultz, Cheryl Irene Teich, Jose Antonio Trejo: Method for esterification of fatty acids in glyceryl esters in a tubular reactor. Rohm And Haas Company, November 5, 2009: US20090275769-A1

A continuous process for esterification of fatty acids in glyceryl esters with C1-C8 aliphatic alcohols in a tubular reactor. The method uses an expanded resin catalyst bed in the tubular reactor.


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Bob Hanlon Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Robert Tryon Hanlon, Alfred Karl Schultz, Jose Antonio Trejo: Method for purification of oils for biodiesel processes. Rohm And Haas Company, June 18, 2009: US20090156847-A1

A method for purification of crude triglycerides to be used as a raw material for production of biodiesel fuel. Crude triglycerides are contacted with a variety of adsorbents and ion exchange resins to reduce the levels of impurities.


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Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Shih Ying Hsu, Alfred Karl Schultz: Method for producing stabilized biodiesel fuel. Rohm And Haas Company, June 18, 2009: US20090156844-A1

A method for production of stabilized fatty acid methyl esters. The method removes unsaturation present in fatty acid methyl esters, or removes unsaturation in triglycerides, which are then transesterified to fatty acid methyl esters.


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Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Alfred Karl Schultz: Guanidine-substituted resin for transesterification. Rohm And Haas Company, September 3, 2009: US20090221844-A1

A polymeric resin comprising guanidine groups having at least one C4-C22 tertiary alkyl substituent.


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Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Alfred Karl Schultz: Method for selective esterification of free fatty acids in triglycerides. March 17, 2011: US20110065943-A1

A method for the selective esterification of free fatty acids, alone or in triglycerides, with C1-C8 aliphatic alcohols or diols. The method uses a selective heterogeneous esterification catalyst. The catalyst is contacted with a reaction mixture containing a triglyceride having at least 0.5% free f ...


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Katherine Anne Hughes, Alfred Karl Schultz: Polymer additives and adhesive compositions including them. Rohm and Haas Company, Stephen T Falk, April 20, 2010: US07700703

New polymeric additive including one or more ethylenically unsaturated surfactant monomers are described having a number average molecular weight less than 40,000 and having an improved balance of tack, adhesion, plasticity and peel strength and water whitening resistance as compared to other polyme ...



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