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methyl ester

[′meth·əl ′es·tər]
(organic chemistry)
An ester that forms methanol when hydrolyzed.
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The BXXUs_irr abbreviation was used for the ultrasonic irradiated biodiesel blends (where XX represents the volumetric percentage of methyl ester in the blends with the diesel fuel).
Experimental investigation of the effect of compression ratio and injection pressure in a direct injection diesel engine running on Jatropha methyl ester.
These empirical data suggests that the mixture of the locally available vegetable oils may be processed safely to methyl ester that would meet the requirement for use in diesel engines.
Transesterification with ultrasound converts triglycerides to methyl ester more effective than that with mechanical stirrer.
In this study, we investigated the photobleaching of pyropheophorbide methyl ester (PPME) and pyropheophorbide a (PPa) in a homogeneous solution of dimethylformamide (DMF) during PDT and estimated whether fluorescence photobleaching of the sensitizer or the formation of its photoproduct is appropriate for evaluating PDT dose.
After over 2,000 hours in rapeseed methyl ester diesel (B20 RME diesel) at 140 degC, Lanxess says the Therban test pieces exhibited better tensile elongation and tear strength than those made of fluororubbers.
In the present study, the effect of process parameters in the production of methyl ester (biodiesel) from waste cooking oil is evaluated using signal to noise ratio.
The final product was then analyzed by GC-MS to determine the fatty acid methyl ester composition.
Fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) production from waste activated bleaching earth discarded by the crude oil refining industry was investigated by Seiji Kojima et al (2004) using fossil fuel as a solvent in the esterification of triglycerides [14].
AGP began refining soybean oil in 1985, and in 1997 began soybean methyl ester production at Sergeant Bluff, Iowa.
Figure 4 shows the effect of aging the four compounds in the presence of a B10 type biodiesel that was blended using a methyl ester soyate (MES).