P-Mo-105 Supercritical water gasification of ethylene glycol over alumina supported metal catalysts

Monday, June 6, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Dennis J.M. de Vlieger and K. Seshan, Catalytic Processes and Materials, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
SCWG of ethylene glycol in the presence of alumina supported mono- and bi-metallic catalysts based on Ir, Pt and Ni was studied. Pt-Ni/Al2O3 is identified as a promising catalyst for the reforming of ethylene glycol in supercritical water and may prove suitable for various other SCWG applications.

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