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Methane adsorption characteristic dependency on zeolite structures and properties

Kamarudin, K. S. N. and Hamdan, H. and Mat, H. Methane adsorption characteristic dependency on zeolite structures and properties. Proceeding of ‘ The 17th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers ’ Copthorne Orchid Hotel, Penang, 29 .

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Abstract

Adsorption of methane on zeolites constitutes a new area of research since it has industrial importance in process industries such as natural gas purification and adsorptive natural gas storage. In this study, the dependency of methane adsorption characteristics on zeolite structure and properties was investigated. Zeolite framework was modified by cation exchange with different alkali metals. The incorporation of metal cations into zeolite structures changes their physicochemical properties. The adsorptive behaviour of methane on zeolites was investigated at low pressures and it was found that structures and properties play important role in the adsorption of methane. Study results reveal that barium-exchanged zeolite demonstrates a high methane adsorption.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Zeolite, structure, properties, cation exchange, adsorption, methane
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:988
Deposited By: Pn Norazana Ibrahim
Deposited On:23 Feb 2007 07:28
Last Modified:06 Jun 2011 08:03

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