Purification of Biodiesel Using Activated Carbon Produced from Cocoa Pod Husk

Devita Rachmat, Aprillia D. Agustin, Doty D. Risanti

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The purity level of waste cooking oil that use as raw material for biodiesel production has a strong influence on its fuel properties. In this study, activated carbon from cocoa pod husk activated with was used for purification in pre-treatment process of biodiesel production. The result showed that the activated carbon can decrease the water content and FFA and produce well-characterized biodiesel correspond to the Indonesian National Standard requirement.

Original languageEnglish
Article number01012
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jun 2018
Event5th International Energy Conference: Advanced Energy Innovation, ASTECHNOVA 2016 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 2 Nov 20163 Nov 2016


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