P-We-32 Methanol Synthesis at High Temperature over Pd/ZnO/Al2O3 Catalysts

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Vanessa Lebarbier1, Robert A. Dagle2, Jair A. Lizarazo-Adarme3 and Daniel R. Palo3, (1)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, (2)Energy & Efficiency Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, (3)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Corvalis, OR
Pd/ZnO/Al2O3 catalysts were found to be active for the synthesis of methanol at high temperature and pressure. A novel, active, and stable catalyst was developed to synthesize methanol, to be used as building blocks for the synthesis of higher value-added-chemical products.

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