MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 101, 2017Sriwijaya International Conference on Engineering, Science and Technology (SICEST 2016)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Advances in Materials Science & Technology|
|Published online||09 March 2017|
Metal supported on natural zeolite as catalysts for conversion of ethanol to gasoline
Research Center for Chemistry, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Kawasan PUSPIPTEK Serpong, South Tangerang, Indonesia 15314
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
A various of metal supported into natural zeolite was prepared via wet impregnation method. The transition metals impregnated are nickel, cobalt, copper and zinc. The catalytic properties both of physical and chemical properties were characterized by X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Thermo Gravimetri Analysis (TGA)-Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Surface Area Analyzer-Porositymeter and also gravimetry method for acidity measurement following by the adsorption of organic bases. The results showed that different metals impregnated into natural zeolite affected physical and chemical properties, i.e. crystalinity, surface area, pore size, pore volume and acidity. Their catalytic activity was tested for conversion ethanol to gasoline and showed high conversion up to 80-90% with the aromatics as major product.
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