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  • Batch process esterification of lactic acid catalysed by cation-exchange resins for the production of environmental-friendly solvent. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    OKON, E., HABIBA, S. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Batch process esterification of lactic acid catalysed by cation-exchange resins for the production of environmental-friendly solvent. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October 2015, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 623-628. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp623-628.pdf
    In this work, batch wise esterification of lactic acid and ethanol was carried out using different cation-exchange resins including amberlyst 15, amberlyst 16, dowex 50W8x and amberlyst 36 as heterogeneous catalysts. The ...
  • Esterification of lactic acid and ethanol using heterogenous catalysts for the production of a bio-based chemical. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/IMECS2017/, 2017-03-15)
    OKON, E., HABIBA, S. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Esterification of lactic acid and ethanol using heterogenous catalysts for the production of a bio-based chemical. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the international multiconference of engineers and computer scientists 2017 Vol II (IMECS 2017) [online], 15 - 17 March 2017, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Newswood Ltd, pages 811-817. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/IMECS2017/IMECS2017_pp811-817.pdf
    In this work, the batch process esterification reaction was carried out at 80 oC using different types of heterogeneous catalysts. The heterogeneous resin catalysts used for the analysis were amberlyst 15, amberlyst 36, ...
  • Preparation, characterization and carrier gas transport characteristics of inorganic and organic membranes for application in lactic acid esterification with ethanol. 

    Okon, Edidiong (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2018-04-01)
    OKON, E.P. 2018. Preparation, characterization and carrier gas transport characteristics of inorganic and organic membranes for application in lactic acid esterification with ethanol. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Ethyl lactate (EL) plays a major role as green solvent and also a replacement for most petrochemical solvents. The esterification process of lactic acid and ethanol to produce EL is an equilibrium-limiting reaction and the ...