The effect of ageing time on co-precipitated Cu/ZnO/ZrO2 catalysts used in methanol synthesis from CO2 and H2

Riitta Raudaskoski (Corresponding Author), Marita Veringa Niemelä, Riitta L. Keiski

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Abstract

The effect of suspension ageing time during the catalyst precipitation process on the performance of co-precipitated Cu/ZnO/ZrO2 catalysts in methanol synthesis from CO2 and H2 has been studied. The ageing time influenced greatly the physical and chemical characteristics of the catalysts as well as their activity in the methanol synthesis. Prolonged ageing was advantageous, mainly due to both lower sodium contents and enhanced crystallinity of the catalysts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-60
JournalTopics in Catalysis
Volume45
Issue number1-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed
Event12th Nordic Symposium on Catalysis - Trondheim, Norway
Duration: 28 May 200730 May 2007

Keywords

  • Ageing time
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Co-precipitation
  • Crystallite structure
  • Cu/ZnO/ZrO2
  • Methanol synthesis
  • Sodium

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