Temperature Optimization and Scale-up for the Production of Methyl Undecenoate from Methyl Ricinoleate by Pyrolysis Process

Methyl Ricinoleate로부터 Methyl Undecenoate를 생산하는 열분해반응에서 온도의 최적화 및 스케일·업

  • Kim, Hyun-Soo (Department of Biological Engineering, Inha University) ;
  • Song, Hyo-Soon (Total, LTD.) ;
  • Kim, Ho-Jung (Digital Appliance Research Laboratory LG Electronics Inc.) ;
  • Kim, Won-Ho (Department of Biological Engineering, Inha University) ;
  • Hur, Byung-Ki (Department of Biological Engineering, Inha University)
  • 김현수 (인하대학교 생물공학과) ;
  • 송효순 ((주) 토탈산업) ;
  • 김호중 (LG전자 디지털 어플라이언스 연구소) ;
  • 김원호 (인하대학교 생물공학과) ;
  • 허병기 (인하대학교 생물공학과)
  • Received : 2005.01.24
  • Accepted : 2005.02.25
  • Published : 2005.06.10

Abstract

Pyrolysis of methyl ricinoleate, from castor oil, was performed to produce methyl undecenoate. Methyl undecenoate has excellent deodorant, bactericidal and fungicidal activity. The object of this study was to find the optimum temperatures to maximize the yield of methyl undecenoate. The optimum temperatures were at $500^{\circ}C$ and $590^{\circ}C$ for preheating and pyrolysis, respectively. The maximum yield was 46% on the basis of injected methyl ricinoleate. The feeding rate of methyl ricinoleate mixture was selected as the scale-up factor. Maintaining the maximium yield, the feeding rate was scaled-up 20 folds, while the reactor was scaled-up 18 times.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 인하대학교

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