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Ethanol conversion to selective high-value hydrocarbons over Ni/HZSM-5 zeolite catalyst

Liu, Chun-Yen; Struwe, Kim; Lee, Cheng-Hung; Chuang, Haw-Yeu; Sauer, Jörg; Yu, Joseph Che-Chin; Nguyen, Van-Huy; Huang, Chao-Wei; Wu, Jeffrey C.S.

io-ethanol is a renewable fuel and can be converted to high-values chemicals. This study showed that more aromatics and gas products could be obtained at a low weight hourly space velocity (WHSV) than that at high WHSV using HZSM-5 and Ni/HZSM-5 catalysts. A low WHSV offered an increased tendency to build up aromatics and paraffins. Real bio-ethanol broth was tested and gave the similar result as pure ethanol solution. That catalysts could retain full catalytic activity after 168 h in reaction provides evidence for their long stability. This study advantageously demonstrates a promising approach to generate high-value products from bio-ethanol.

DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2020.106067
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Katalyseforschung und -Technologie (IKFT)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 09.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1566-7367
KITopen-ID: 1000120842
HGF-Programm 37.03.01 (POF III, LK 01)
Catalysts and Mechanisms
Erschienen in Catalysis communications
Band 144
Seiten 106067
Nachgewiesen in Scopus
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