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Renewable diesel trends & how it affects oleochemical raw materials

Posted by Nigel Kheng on Jun 8, 2020 8:50:00 AM

Covid-19 curve is starting to “flatten out”, as we all hope. States are opening back up but crude oil prices are still seeing historic low prices. Tallow availability remains uncertain despite President Donald Trump signing an executive order in April 28th, 2020 to keep meat processing plants open.  

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Topics: Oleochemicals, tallow fatty acid, biodiesel

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