P-Tu-Cle-18 Isomerization of n-Hexane Using the Pt-Pd/ZrO2-WOx-SiO2 Catalysts

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Clements (Galt House Hotel)
Jose Luis Contreras Sr.1, Anbu Landa1, Bernardo Rodriguez1, Juan Navarrete2, Tamara Vázquez1, Leticia Nuño1, Gustavo A. Fuentes3, Beatriz Zeifert4 and Jose Salmones Sr.4, (1)Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, Mexico, (2)Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo, Mexico, (3)Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico, (4)Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico.
The presence of SiO2 and HCTAB increased the surface area of the tungstated zirconia catalysts. The addition of SiO2 increased the Brønsted acidity too. The presence of Pt and Pd increased the conversion and did not show any effect over 2MP and 3MP selectivities.

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