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Manufacturing on the South Shore of Massachusetts

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Feb 7, 2019 10:34:23 AM

Twin Rivers Technologies is featured in the South Shore Workforce Development Board's Manufacturing on the South Shore of Massachusetts Report. Click here to download the full report or view our site to learn more about who we are and what we do.

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Topics: Oleochemicals, manufacturing, news

10 Common Products Containing Tallow Fatty Acids

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Nov 12, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Tallow fatty acids are animal derivatives that are used in a wide range of applications including oil field consumption, resins, industrial cleaners, personal care, and in rubber and textile industries.  Tallow is a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, and is primarily made up of triglycerides. Tallow is used mainly in producing soap and animal feed.  Tallow can be used for the production of bio-diesel in much the same way as oils from plants are currently used.  

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Topics: Oleochemicals, tallow fatty acid

9 Common Products Containing Coconut Fatty Acids

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Oct 8, 2018 9:12:00 AM

Coconut fatty acids are vegetable oil derivatives that are used in a wide range of applications including cleaning products, soaps, detergents, surfactants and many more.  

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Topics: Oleochemicals, Coconut Fatty Acids

What are Oleochemicals?

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Aug 13, 2018 9:40:00 AM
Oleochemicals are derived from natural sources including plant and animal fats.  The formation of basic oleochemical substances like fatty acids are by various chemical and enzymatic reactions.  

Fatty acids are the largest application for oleochemicals.  This is due to to high demand for applications in

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What is Oleic Acid?

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Jun 18, 2018 8:20:00 AM

Oleic acid is a fatty acid that occurs naturally in various animal and vegetable fats and oils. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a mild odor.  Oleic acid is an unsaturated fatty acid that is the most widely distributed and abundant fatty acid in nature.  Oleic acids are used in varied industries including lubricants, detergents, surfactants, coatings and sealants.  Oleic acid can also be found in many cosmetic and personal care products.  

  

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Topics: Oleochemicals, Oleic Acid