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Catalytic pyrolysis of oil fractions separated from food waste leachate over nanoporous acid catalysts.
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PMID:  22121679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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Oil fractions, separated from food waste leachate, can be used as an energy source. Especially, high quality oil can be obtained by catalytic cracking. In this study, nanoporous catalysts such as Al-MCM-41 and mesoporous MFI type zeolite were applied to the catalytic cracking of oil fractions using the pyrolysis gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Mesoporous MFI type zeolite showed better textural porosity than Al-MCM-41. In addition, mesoporous MFI type zeolite had strong Brönsted acidity while Al-MCM-41 had weak acidity. Significant amount of acid components in the food waste oil fractions were converted to mainly oxygenates and aromatics. As a result of its well-defined nanopores and strong acidity, the use of a mesoporous MFI type zeolite produced large amounts of gaseous and aromatic compounds. High yields of hydrocarbons within the gasoline range were also obtained in the case of mesoporous MFI type zeolite, whereas the use of Al-MCM-41, which exhibits relatively weak acidity, resulted in high yields of oxygenates and diesel range hydrocarbons.
Authors:
Seung-Soo Kim; Hyeon Su Heo; Sang Guk Kim; Ryong Ryoo; Jeongnam Kim; Jong-Ki Jeon; Sung Hoon Park; Young-Kwon Park
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1533-4880     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nanosci Nanotechnol     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101088195     Medline TA:  J Nanosci Nanotechnol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6167-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Chemical Engineering, Kangwon National University, Samcheok 245-711, Korea.
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