butanol : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

  • Then they tried butyl alcohol (butanol) with the same ingredients.
  • Arsenic, bismuth, carbon black, molybdenum, cadmium, glue, cork, turpentine, silicon, talc and butanol are among the many products the industry must buy.
  • The versatile Clostridium acetobutylicum, on a single diet of corn mash, produces acetone for solvents, butanol for automobile lacquers, and riboflavin (Vitamin 62).
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 18, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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 ...
    June 18, 2013 - redOrbit

  • James Woolsey in Forbes
    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.
  • Michael Jackson in FOXBusiness
    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...

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