Development of Fe/$Al_2O_3$ Composite Granules and Activation Conditions for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

구형 철-알루미나 입자 제조 및 피셔-트롭시 반응을 위안 전처리 조건 확립

  • Yoo, Kye-Sang (Department of Chemical Engineering, Seoul National Univ. of Technology) ;
  • Lee, Dong-Joon (Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Korea Univ.) ;
  • Jung, Kwang-Deog (Clean Energy Research Center, Korea Institute of Science & Technology)
  • 유계상 (서울산업대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 이동준 (고려대학교 화공생명공학과) ;
  • 정광덕 (한국과학기술연구원 청정에너지연구센터)
  • Published : 2008.12.30


Fe/$Al_2O_3$ composite granules were prepared by combining sol-gel/oil drop method. The shape of granules were mainly determined by composition and concentration of aluminum precursor. The composite granule with the lowest aluminum concentration was synthesized with 0.75M boehmite solution. The prepared granules were tested as a catalyst in the plug-flow reactor for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Before the reaction, catalysts were activated by hydrogen reduction and synthesis gas treatment. The activation conditions and aluminum concentration have affected catalytic performance significantly.


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