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Catalytic studies of Boron-HZSM-5 zeolite for methane conversion to higher hydrocarbons

Mat, Ramli and Ali, A. (2008) Catalytic studies of Boron-HZSM-5 zeolite for methane conversion to higher hydrocarbons. Journal of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering, 2 . pp. 146-152. ISSN 1823-5255

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The direct conversion of methane to liquid hydrocarbons either over metal catalyst or zeolite is so far not successful in achieving the methane conversion and liquid hydrocarbons selectivity within the economic range due to oxidation of the product. The present research concern the modification of HZSM-5 catalyst with boron in order to reduce the acidity of the catalyst and thus reduce it oxidation activity. A series of boron was loaded into HZSM-5 zeolite via impregnation. Catalyst characterization was carried out using XRD and TPD. The catalytic activity for methane conversion depends on the boron loading. A higher loading ofboron on HZSM-5 result in lower activity for methane conversion.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Special Edition : Sustainable Process for Natural Resources
Uncontrolled Keywords:boron, ZSM-5, methane, higher hydrocarbons, conversion
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:12276
Deposited By: Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:12 Apr 2011 05:46
Last Modified:14 Apr 2011 04:08

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