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Portuguese researchers finding ways to reduce water use in biodiesel production

Portuguese researchers finding ways to reduce water use in biodiesel production

March 24, 2014 |

In Portugal, researchers at the University of Porto are using catalysts to pre-treat and target impurities in biodiesel feedstocks that are then removed by absorption into resins or by passing through ceramic membranes in order to significantly reduce the amount of water used in traditional biodiesel production.

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