Naples Industrial Chemistry Laboratory

Epoxidation of Oils

Homogeneous Process

  • Biphasic Model Describing Soybean Oil Epoxidation with H2O2 in Continuous Reactors. E. Santacesaria, A. Renken, V. Russo, R. Turco, R. Tesser, M. Di Serio. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2012) 51, 8760-8767
  • Transfer of the Epoxidation of Soybean Oil from Batch to Flow Chemistry Guided by Cost and Environmental Issues. Kralisch, D.; Streckmann, I.; Ott, D.; Krtschil, U.; Santacesaria, E.; Di Serio, M.; Russo, V.; De Carlo, L.; Linhart, W.; Christian, E.; Cortese, B.; de Croon, M.H.J.M.; Hessel, V. ChemSusChem (2012), 5(2), 300-311.
  • A biphasic model describing soybean oil epoxidation with H2O2 in a fed-batch reactor. Santacesaria, E.; Tesser, R.; Di Serio, M.; Turco, R.; Russo, V.; Verde, D. Chemical Engineering Journal (2011), 173(1), 198-209.
  • Heterogeneous Process

  • Influence of preparation methods and structure of niobium oxide-based catalysts in the epoxidation reaction. Turco, Rosa; Aronne, Antonio; Carniti, Paolo; Gervasini, Antonella; Minieri, Luciana; Pernice, Pasquale; Tesser, Riccardo; Vitiello, Rosa; Di Serio, Martino; Catalysis Today,254 (2015) 99-103
  • Selective epoxidation of soybean oil with performic acid catalyzed by acidic ionic exchange resins. R Turco, R Vitiello, V Russo, R Tesser, E Santacesaria, M Di Serio. Green Processing and Synthesis 2 (5) (2013) , 427-434
  • Valuation of Nb2O5-SiO2 catalysts in soybean oil epoxidation. M. Di Serio, R. Turco, P. Pernice, A. Aronne, F. Sannino, E. Santacesaria. Cat. Today, 2012, 192, 112-116.