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Title: Catalytic conversion of RBD Palm Oil to Gasoline: the effect of Silica-Alumina Ratio in HZSM-5
Authors: Farizul Hafiz, Kasim
Nor Aishah, Saidina Amin
Suhardy, Daud
Saiful Azhar, Saad
Mohd Nazry, Salleh
Keywords: RBD Palm Oil;Gasoline;HZSM-5;Silica-Alumina Ratio;Silica;Chemical technology;Aluminium silicates;Palm oil -- Analysis
Issue Date: 24-Jul-2006
Publisher: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Citation: p.262-273
Series/Report no.: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Natural Resources Engineering & Technology 2006 (INRET 2006)
Abstract: The RBD palm oil was converted to gasoline by passing its vapor through HZSM-catalyst. Three samples of HZSM-5 with different silica-alumina ratio (SiO2/ Al2O3) of 30, 50 and 70 were prepared and used to investigate the effect of silica-alumina ratio of HZSM-5 to the process. XRD was employed to confirm that the catalyst prepared were HZSM-5. FT-IR analysis for middle range spectra and near range spectra both were engaged to give structural characteristic of the catalyst and to analyze the hydroxyl (OH) groups of the catalyst respectively. The effect of silica-alumina ratio can be seen clearly from the result as HZSM-5 with 30 silica-alumina ratio produced the highest gasoline selectivity compare with the other two catalysts.
Description: Organized by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 24th - 25th July 2006 at Putrajaya, Malaysia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1850
Appears in Collections:Suhardy Daud
Farizul Hafiz Kasim, Dr.
Saiful Azhar Saad
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