OF01 Preparation of catalysts and high silica sample by borate fusion for ICP-OES analysis: method development and results

Monday, June 6, 2011: 9:40 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
John A. Anzelmo, Claisse USA, Madison, WI, Philippe Daigle, Corporation Scientifique Claisse Inc, Quebec, QC, Canada and Chantal Audet, Coporation Scientifique Claisse Inc, Quebec, QC, Canada
The determination of metals in high silica samples is difficult to perform because of the efforts required to obtain the complete dissolution of Si. A new technique was developed to avoid the use of HF and to obtain full dissolution of common catalyst substrates and an optimization of ICP-OES parameters.

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