Thursday, April 23, 2009

Oregon Startup makes Biobased News

Diesel Brewing hits the biz wire.

I've never heard of this start up before but I'm intrigued. In particular butanol has a real promise to be used in biodiesel production as well as a gasoline blend stock. As it relates to biodiesel the butanol can be used as the alcohol in the transesterfication process.

Primarily methanol is the alcohol used. When butanol is used supposedly the gel point of the biodiesel drops significantly below 0 degrees.

Their formal website is

I neither endorse or am familiar with anyone associated with Diesel Brewing. I just saw the news and thought it interesting.

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