What is soy ester used for?
Common applications are as a lubricity component in diesel fuel for consumers seeking environmentally safe alternatives and as a cost-effective cleaning agent. It is an extremely efficient solvent for industries such as printing, chemical formulating, and adhesives. They are non-toxic and non-flammable.
What is methyl Soyate?
Methyl soyate is a mixture of long-chain fatty acid methyl esters. This class of chemicals has not been well characterized as to carcinogenic activity; very limited evidence raises an unresolved question about possible weak activity as a skin tumor promoter. Fatty acid esters are generally nonmutagenic.
How do you make methyl Soyate?
Methyl soyate, or soy methyl ester, is produced by the transesterification of soybean oil and methanol with a sodium hydroxide catalyst.
What is methyl ester used for?
The methyl esters of vegetable oils are excellent solvents for inks, polymers, and oils, with low volatility and good solubility. They are widely used to replace mineral spirits in the textile screen ink industry and graphics arts industries.
Does soybean have oil?
Soybean oil is a vegetable oil that’s extracted from the seeds of the soybean plant. Between 2018 and 2019, around 62 million tons (56 million metric tons) of soybean oil were produced around the globe, making it one of the most common cooking oils available (1).
What is soy gold?
SoyGold® 1000 is a fully bio-based soy methyl ester solvent with low levels of TBHQ derived from 100% natural whole soybean oil. This grade is single distilled. SoyGold® 1000 is an effective industrial solvent when used alone, but is also highly compatible with other commonly used solvents.
What is Palm Methyl Ester?
Abstract. Biodiesel (methyl esters) is a clean alternative fuel which can be produced from many renewable resources. Palm oil like other vegetable oils can be used as feedstock for biodiesel production. It is processed through transesterification to produce palm oil methyl ester.
Are esters toxic?
Esters are generally safe to use, with low toxicity (see exception of methyl salicylate and sabinyl acetate found in Spanish sage). Although few essential oils have esters as their main components, esters are found in greater numbers than other functional groups.
Is palm oil unhealthy?
Compared to other liquid oils, palm oil is relatively high in saturated fats. Palm oil is about 34% saturated fat, while olive oil is less than half of that. Saturated fats are linked to an increased risk of heart disease and chronic health conditions.
Why is soybean oil unhealthy?
Soybean oil linked to metabolic and neurological changes in mice. Summary: New research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression.
What is PME oil?
Palm oil biodiesel or palm methyl ester (PME) can be used in diesel engines without any modification, and can be blended with conventional diesel to produce different proportions of PME-diesel blend fuels. The physical properties of PME were evaluated experimentally and theoretically.
What is palm oil mill effluent?
Palm oil mill effluent (POME) is a wastewater generated from palm oil milling activities which requires effective treatment before discharge into watercourses due to its highly polluting properties.
Which methyl ester products have no VOCs?
Solvent Systems International produces methyl ester products with ultra-low VOC content of 1 g/l which can qualify products for a no VOC rating. Select from SSI Vegetable Methyl Ester, SSI Soy Methyl Ester, or SSI Canola Methyl Ester for your specific requirements. SSI Methyl Ester products are great for lubrication product formulations.
What is SSI soy methyl ester?
Soy Methyl Ester is non-toxic and non-flammable and is an extremely efficient solvent for industries in the printing, chemical formulating, and adhesives market. For more on SSI Soy Methyl Ester refer to the Information Sheet below.
What is a methyl ester?
Methyl Esters are oleochemicals derived from vegetable feedstocks. Solvent Systems International produces methyl ester products with ultra-low VOC content of 1 g/l which can qualify products for a no VOC rating. Select from SSI Vegetable Methyl Ester, SSI Soy Methyl Ester, or SSI Canola Methyl Ester for your specific requirements.