E3S Web Conf.
Volume 42, 2018ASTECHNOVA 2016 International Energy Conference
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||29 June 2018|
Purification of Biodiesel Using Activated Carbon Produced from Cocoa Pod Husk
Department Engineering Physics, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Surabaya,
The purity level of waste cooking oil that use as raw material for biodiesel production has a strong influence on its fuel properties. In this study, activated carbon from cocoa pod husk activated with was used for purification in pre-treatment process of biodiesel production. The result showed that the activated carbon can decrease the water content and FFA and produce well-characterized biodiesel correspond to the Indonesian National Standard requirement.
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