InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – The Surface Active Agent (Surfaktan) which is useful as the cleaner has its chance to be developed from palm oil.
According to the researcher of Surfactant, Bioenergi Research Centre (SBRC), Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), DR. Dwi Setyaningsih, palm oil as bioenergy is very potential to be developed as surfactant. It is widely applied for the mining, soap, and other industries.
SBRC-IPB also gets the research funds from Palm oil Plantation Fund Management Agency (PFMA) to research surfactant application in palm oil – base. It is about to know and develop kinds of renewable green products.
“SBRC IPB really focuses to develop surfactant from palm oil,” she said in a discussion that InfoSAWIT did in the early of January 2019. (T1)