Mass- and heat-transfer-enhanced catalyst system for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in fixed-bed reactors

Mass- and heat-transfer-enhanced catalyst system for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in fixed-bed reactors Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) was carried out using Al2O3-supported Co catalyst coated on metallic monolith. Considering the liberation of a large amont of heat from the highly exothermic FTS reaction, catalytic activity of Co catalyst coated on metallic monolith was tested and compared with that of pellet-type catalysts. The reaction was carried out in a conventional tubular fixed-bed reactor and simulated distillation (SIMDIS) analysis method was used to determine the liquid products distribution. Proper control of degree of reaction, as well as the reaction temperature gave rise to a shift of products selectivity toward higher hydrocarbons, especially C13−C18 diesel range hydrocarbons. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research on Chemical Intermediates Springer Journals

Mass- and heat-transfer-enhanced catalyst system for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in fixed-bed reactors

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by Springer
Subject
Chemistry; Catalysis; Physical Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry
ISSN
0922-6168
eISSN
1568-5675
D.O.I.
10.1007/BF03036942
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Abstract

Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) was carried out using Al2O3-supported Co catalyst coated on metallic monolith. Considering the liberation of a large amont of heat from the highly exothermic FTS reaction, catalytic activity of Co catalyst coated on metallic monolith was tested and compared with that of pellet-type catalysts. The reaction was carried out in a conventional tubular fixed-bed reactor and simulated distillation (SIMDIS) analysis method was used to determine the liquid products distribution. Proper control of degree of reaction, as well as the reaction temperature gave rise to a shift of products selectivity toward higher hydrocarbons, especially C13−C18 diesel range hydrocarbons.

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Research on Chemical IntermediatesSpringer Journals

Published: Apr 15, 2009

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