Application Note for Sumwin Continuous Glycerolysis of Waste Oils Like Used Cooking Oil (UCO) / Palm Acid Oil (PAO) / Palm Oil from Mill Effluent (POME)
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This application note is related with the Continuous Pretreatment and Glycerolysis process for processing waste oils (low cost oils) and convert it into a feed stock for biodiesel or for animal feed production. Our system consists of continuous Glycerolysis reactors which can convert high FFA (as high as 60%) to a low FFA product (max 0.2%) with an oil yield of around 99% in a very cost effective configuration. The main equipment consists of our proprietary design of pre-treatment to take care of the sludge and other impurities followed by series of reactors, vacuum system, feed oil pumps, chemical feed pumps, product transfer pumps, intermediate tanks, heat exchangers, flow meters, temperature transmitters, pressure transmitters, level transmitters and MCC/PLC panel. The processes in this plant are completely automated using PLC controls and SCADA monitoring system to guarantee process reliability.