P-We-55 Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanosized ZnAl2O4 Powders and their Catalytic Performance in Biodiesel Production

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Wojciech L. Suchanek1, Bernhard Rusbüldt2, Wolfgang F. Hölderich2 and Juan M. Garcés3, (1)Sawyer Technical Materials, LLC, Eastlake, OH, (2)Chemical Technology and Heterogeneous Catalysis, University of Technology RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany, (3)Consultant, LLC, Midland, MI
Heterogeneous nanosized Zn-Al-O catalysts made by hydrothermal synthesis show high methyl ester and glycerol yield with good potential to develop superior process technology for biodiesel production.

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