Production of diesel fuel by hydrogenation of a diesel feed
Conversion of biomass feedstock to diesel fuel additive Patent #: 5705722
ApplicationNo. 10655533 filed on 09/05/2003
US Classes:585/240, PRODUCTION OF HYDROCARBON MIXTURE FROM REFUSE OR VEGETATION585/241, From synthetic resin or rubber208/179Purifying used oil
ExaminersPrimary: Nguyen, Cam N.
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International ClassC07C 1/20
AbstractThe invention relates to a process for producing a hydrocarbon component of biological origin. The process comprises at least two steps, the first one of which is a HDO step and the second one is an isomerization step operated using the counter-current flow principle. A biological raw material containing fatty acids and/or fatty acid esters serves as the feed stock.