P-Mo-155 Glucose Oxidation in Rotating Foam Reactors

Monday, June 6, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
T. Alexander Nijhuis1, Roman Tschentscher1, John van der Schaaf2 and Jaap C. Schouten2, (1)Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands, (2)Chemical Reactor Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
The mass transfer and reaction rates of rotating solid foam reactors were compared to a slurry reactor using the oxidation of glucose as a three-phase model reaction. Using the kinetic and mass transfer parameters the process conditions and the catalytic stirrer geometry have been optimized.

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