butanol


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bu·ta·nol

(byū'tă-nol),
Preferred chemical name for N-butyl alcohol.

butanol

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The designed capacity of the plant is 330,000 tonnes per year of normal butanol and 11,000 tonnes of mono-butanol, it added.
The butanol that is produced will be supplied to the chemicals project of Sadara which is to be located at Jubail Industrial City II in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Qureshi has confirmed that both materials can be converted to butanol via "separate hydrolysis, fermentation, and recovery" (SHFR) or by "simultaneous saccharification, fermentation, and recovery" (SSFR).
Besides the commercial use of butanol in chemical applications, this alcohol is also deemed to offer significant potential for the biofuel industry.
Butanol manufactured from biomass by fermentative processes offers considerable potential for the biofuel industry.
Sabic will be marketing the Saudi Kayan share of the butanol plant along with the excess material of SC.
Butanol can be used in cars designed for petrol without any change to the engine.
These results are confirmed by TLC (thin layer chromatography) and a simple spectroscopic study recordings of absorption spectra for the ethyl acetate fraction of Padina Pavonica and Sargassum Vulgare fraction of butanol between 200 and 800 nm show peaks between 265 nm and 270 nm, which confirms the presence of phenolic compounds (maximal absorbance of phenol is between 270 and 275 nm).
The cost of butanol production is affected by raw material used, the type of bioreactor, the butanol recovery techniques, by production credit, yield, solvent concentration, and productivity (4).
For one, butanol can replace gasoline in current combustion engines, at least in trials using small engines, though it doesn't yet meet current government standards regarding fuel emissions.
When the cooperative looked to expand, it considered producing ethanol from its grass stocks, but decided that butanol held more potential.