Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Monoglycerides, Total Diglycerides, Total Triglycerides, and Free and Total Glycerin in B-100 Biodiesel Methyl Esters by Gas Chromatography
|Publication Date:||1 November 2010|
|ICS Code (Liquid fuels):||75.160.20|
This test method covers the quantitative determination of total monoglyceride, total diglyceride, total triglyceride, and free and total glycerin in B-100 methyl esters by gas chromatography. The range of quantitation for monoglyceride is 0.100 to 1.000 mass %, for diglyceride is 0.050 to 0.500 mass %, and for triglyceride is 0.050 to 0.500 mass %. The range of quantitation for free glycerin is 0.005 to 0.05 mass % and for total glycerin from 0.05 to 0.5 mass %. This procedure is not applicable to vegetable oil methyl esters obtained from lauric oils, such as coconut oil and palm kernel oil.
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