P-W-BRC-17 Enhanced Reactor Wall Heat Transfer through Metal Microfibrous Catalyst Support Structures

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Carlos Gonzalez1, William Yantz1, Donald Cahela1, Hongyun Yang2 and Bruce J. Tatarchuk1, (1)Auburn University, USA, (2)Intramicron, Inc, USA.
Microfibrous entrapped catalysts were studied as a catalyst support structure for highly exothermic/endothermic reactions that require high thermal management.  The study determines the thermal properties of the metal fiber network and the interactions with the reactor wall.

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