butanol butanol

Definition(s):

  • (n) a flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents

Usage(s):

  • Arsenic, bismuth, carbon black, molybdenum, cadmium, glue, cork, turpentine, silicon, talc and butanol are among the many products the industry must buy.

News

  1. Startup Uses 100-year-old Technology To Make Biofuel From Whisky Byproduct

    redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scottish start-up Celtic Renewables is bringing back a once popular fermentation process that it says can be used to produce superior next-generation biofuels from the byproducts of various biological industries. The company is initially focused on the $6 billion Scottish Malt Whisky industry as a ready resource for developing biobutanol, a ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. N-Butanol Market by Applications & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018

    DUBLIN, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gswgtl/nbutanol_market ) has announced the addition of the "N-Butanol Market By Applications ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Plug-in hybrids, together with alternative liquid fuels like ethanol and butanol - especially if we can make them from prairie grass or switchgrass - that combination would be quite something," Woolsey said.
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: James Woolsey Source: Forbes

  2. "Currently, almost all butanol and propanol in the world is derived from fossil fuels," explained Syntec CEO Michael Jackson. "The commercialization of Bio-butanol and Bio-propanol will effectively reduce the carbon footprints of many major...
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Michael Jackson Source: FOXBusiness

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