Chapter 4. Industrial Development and Application of Biobased Oleochemicals

  1. Prof. Gabriele Centi2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Rutger A. van Santen3
  1. Karlheinz Hill

Published Online: 22 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621118.ch4

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

How to Cite

Hill, K. (2007) Industrial Development and Application of Biobased Oleochemicals, in Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production (eds G. Centi and R. A. van Santen), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621118.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Messina, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Engineering of Materials, Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina, Italy

  2. 3

    Eindhoven University of Technology, Schuit Institute of Catalysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Cognis GmbH, Care Chemicals Technology, Rheinpromenade 1, 40789 Monheim, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317882

Online ISBN: 9783527621118

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Keywords:

  • catalysis for renewables;
  • industrial development;
  • industrial application;
  • biobased oleochemicals;
  • raw material situation;
  • ecological compatibility;
  • polymer applications;
  • lubricants;
  • surfactants;
  • emulsifiers;
  • emollients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Raw Material Situation

  • Ecological Compatibility

  • Examples of Products

    • Oleochemicals for Polymer Applications

      • Dimer Diols Based on Dimer Acid

      • Polyols Based on Epoxides

    • Biodegradable Fatty Acid Esters for Lubricants

    • Surfactants and Emulsifiers Derived from Vegetable Oil Based Fatty Alcohols and Fatty Acids

      • Fatty Alcohol Sulphate (FAS)

      • Acylated Proteins and Amino Acids (Protein–Fatty Acid Condensates)

      • Carbohydrate-based Surfactants – Alkyl Polyglycosides

      • Alkyl Polyglycoside Carboxylate

      • Polyol Esters

      • Multifunctional Care Additives for Skin and Hair

    • Emollients

      • Dialkyl Carbonate

      • Guerbet Alcohols

  • Perspectives

  • References