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NNFCC Conference Poster. Improved winter rape varieties for biolubricants

This conference poster evaluates the value of conventionally bred varieties to meet the requirements for biolubricants and was presented at HGCA R&D conference 23-24 January 2008.

Author HGCA
Published 23 Jan 2008
Industry Biobased Products Feedstocks
Download   NNFCC Conference Poster. Improved winter rape varieties for biolubricants (PDF, 176 kB)
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Summary

Lubricants made from vegetable oils offer a number of advantages over mineral oils. However, their thermal and oxidative stability characteristics are not as good as those of mineral oils.

The objective of the "Improved winter rape varieties for biolubricants" study was to evaluate the value of conventionally bred varieties to meet the requirements for biolubricants. This presentation presents the key messages from that study.

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