The transesterification reaction of triglyceride with methanol ethanol or MTBE

Table 1.
Reaction rate constants obtained from SR1078 second order model (experimental conditions: 270–400 °C, 20 MPa, reactant-to-oil molar ratio of 40:1).Rate constants[dm3 mol−1 min−1]Supercritical methanolSupercritical ethanolSupercritical MTBE270 °C300 °C350 °C400 °C270 °C300 °C350 °C400 °C270 °C300 °C350 °C400 °Ck10.01330.04280.23380.99850.00240.00680.08830.90850.00520.00950.03900.4760k−10.00150.00350.01650.05900.00800.02080.07380.26900.00220.00860.03000.0800k20.01800.04280.15050.38100.00800.02100.05800.28100.01570.03740.13410.3546k−20.03000.09000.28000.92420.06800.17370.73631.62420.03500.10150.32001.0150k30.01650.06610.18570.50940.00850.03720.08800.34390.01480.05200.12550.5388k−30.02800.04200.10500.18000.04880.08400.18760.30000.02830.04580.10700.1800Full-size chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) ableTable optionsView in workspaceDownload as CSV