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Synthesis and Physical Properties of Potential Biolubricants based on Ricinoleic Acid

Yao, Linxing; Hammond, Earl G; Wang, Tong; Bhuyan, Satyam; Sundararajan, Sriram

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The desire to replace petroleum-based materials with environmentally friendly and sustainable alternatives has stimulated the development of vegetable oil-based materials as biolubricants. Our studies have focused on molecules that might be produced by biosynthesis of genetically altered oilseed plants with limited post-harvest modification. Various ricinoleate and 12-hydroxystearate esters and estolides were synthesized and their melting points and viscosities were documented. The antifriction...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51387
Source: Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society
DOI: 10.1007/s11746-010-1574-1

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