Steam-reforming of hydrocarbons over nickel catalysts

a mechanistic investigation of the steam-reforming of methane and other hydrocarbons and of the related water gas shift and methanation reactions over impregnated and supported nickel-alumina catalysts.
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There are three main causes of hydrocarbon reforming catalyst deactivation: (a) sintering, mainly produced by the surface mobility of active metals at high operating temperatures; (b) sulphur poisoning: organic sulphur contained in fossil fuels, under reforming conditions, is converted to S 2− which reacts with active metals at the catalyst by: Steam reforming catalysts: An investigation of catalysts for tubular steam reforming of hydrocarbons: a contribution from the Research Laboratory of Haldor Topsøe A/S [Rostrup-Nielsen, Jens R] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Steam reforming catalysts: An investigation of catalysts for tubular steam reforming of hydrocarbons: a Author: Jens R Rostrup-Nielsen. The steam reforming of isooctane and methylcyclohexane (MCH) was investigated over Fe- and Ni-based catalysts.

FeMg/Al2O3 catalyst, effective for CH4 decomposition in the presence of O2/CO2, was active for steam reforming of isooctane, being a little easier to cause C−C bond cleavage than MCH, but the rate of hydrogen production was insufficient, although the rate Cited by: Interest in steam reforming of liquid hydrocarbons is growing due to the necessity of developing reliable alternatives for their use in fuel cells.

In particular, solid oxide fuel cells, which can operate with mixtures of H 2 and CO, are excellent candidates for being fed with liquid fuels coming from both fossil and renewable by: Reforming activity in relation to the textural properties of the catalyst. Surface Technology11 (2), DOI: /(80) by: 8.

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Nickel–iron alloy catalysts for reforming of hydrocarbons: preparation, structure, and catalytic properties - Catalysis Science & Technology (RSC Publishing) Recent developments on supported Ni–Fe alloy catalysts are reviewed for various reforming reactions such as dry reforming of methane and steam reforming of molecules larger than by: The steam-reforming process with its combination of high-pressure hydrocarbons and steam is a challenging environment for the industrial nickel catalysts.

Steam-reforming of hydrocarbons over nickel catalysts book this paper, four challenges Steam-reforming of hydrocarbons over nickel catalysts book nickel steam-reforming catalysts, i.e. activity, sulfur poisoning, carbon formation, and sintering are being discussed. The combination of previous studies and recently obtained atomic-scale Cited by: The book gives an introduction to the steam reforming process and the characteristics of the catalysts.

Parameters determing the catalyst activity are. Indeed, before the steam reforming of toluene at C, the sol-gel catalyst was only calcined and no reduction step was realized to reduce nickel oxide.

The development of high-temperature alloys and methods of fabricating them have, therefore, substantially contributed to the success of the process. The reaction between naphtha and steam over a nickel-based catalyst is capable of producing a wide range of possible product gases depending upon the conditions of operation of the reformer.

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The catalyst has been tested for the steam reforming of various hydrocarbons such as natural gas, iso-octane, retail gasoline, and hexadecane.

A h continuous test has shown that the catalyst. Steam reforming or steam methane reforming is a chemical synthesis for producing syngas (hydrogen and carbon monoxide) from hydrocarbons such as natural gas.

This is achieved in a reformer which reacts steam at high temperature and pressure with methane in the presence of a nickel catalyst. The steam reforming of ethane and propane over nickel/magnesia catalysts was much less affected by coke formation over longer times-on-line. The effects of variation in the preparation of magnesia were small, differences only appearing in rates of coking of higher hydrocarbons.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check by: The expression reforming is misleading since it is used also for the well-knowm process for improvement of the octane number of gasoline [1]. In the gas industry, reforming has generally been used for “the changing by heat treatment of a hydrocarbon with high heating value into a gaseous mixture of lower heating value” [2].Cited by: Kinetics of methane steam reforming over a commercial nickel-based catalyst and over an innovative rhodium-perovskite catalyst of formula BaRhxZr(1−x)O3 was studied at atmospheric pressure and in.

The SrNiO 3 perovskite catalyst was synthesized by the citrate sol-gel method and supported on γ-Al 2 O 3 and Nickel foam, which was used to produce syngas (CO and H 2) via dry reforming of propane (DRP).Several techniques characterized the physicochemical properties of the fresh and spent perovskite catalyst.

The X-ray diffractograms (XRD) characterization confirmed the. The formation of coke during the steam reforming of hydrocarbons results mainly from catalytic reactions.

For nickel catalysts, filamentous carbon is formed at the surface of the metal particle by a consecutive process of formation, diffusion, and dissolution. As the coke gradually is produced, the degradation of the catalyst is accelerated until the catalyst is disintegrated by Cited by: Nickel–magnesia catalysts for the steam reforming of light hydrocarbons Article in Topics in Catalysis (1) May with 36 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Ni-based catalyst often is considered as a steam reforming catalyst due to their high tar destruction activity. It is evident that the selection of support material is considered as one of the particularly crucial issues in tar steam reforming for hydrogen production.

Most commonly used supports are minerals and alumina or its by:   Experiments on the coking rates of variously prepared nickel catalysts on TiO2, Al2O3 and MgO in n-butane steam reforming show that changes in the relative coking rate at a rising steam excess in the gas phase depend mainly on the kind of support.

The results obtained are accounted for by changes in the electron density at the site of nickel crystallite contact Cited by: 7. Hydrogen production from glycerol via a steam reforming process over Ni/CeO2, Ni/MgO, and Ni/TiO2 catalysts was studied.

The catalysts were characterized by using X-ray diffraction, thermogravimetric analysis, BET surface area analysis, metal dispersion, active surface area analysis, and hydrogen temperature programmed by: Result of experiments using isotopically labelled carbon monoxide in the steam reforming of the ethane over nickel catalysts provide evidence for the participation of surface carbon species in the steam reforming of by: 2.

Results are presented for the steam reforming of ethane over several coprecipitated Ni–Al 2 O 3 catalysts from which it is concluded that the reaction proceeds via surface carbon species which then react with water to form carbon oxides or with hydrogen to form methane. In the first of a series of reactions over a clean surface, the selectivity was towards methane, and a steady.

Catalyst for steam reforming of hydrocarbons and process of preparing the catalyst Patent Broughton, D R ; Russ, K J A catalyst is provided for the steam reforming of normally liquid hydrocarbons to produce carbon monoxide and hydrogen, which does not promote the deposition of carbonaceous materials upon the catalytic surfaces.

Experimental work on catalytic hydrocarbon steam reforming of biomass pyrolysis gas has been performed using a commercial nickel-based catalyst. The presented work is part of a larger project to experimentally and theoretically study hot gas cleaning for a product gas from biomass gasification for use in advanced applications, i.e.

methanol Cited by: 5. The steam reforming of a complex hydrocarbon, tetrahydrodicyclopentadiene (JP‐10), was investigated in strong electric fields using a modified coaxial capacitor reactor without bulk.

Catalysts of Ni/Mg(Al)O promoted with lanthanum and cerium were tested in a BaCoFeNbO3-δ (BCFNO) membrane reactor by catalytic partial oxidation of simulated hot coke oven gas (COG) with toluene as a model tar compound under atmospheric pressure.

Analysis of the catalysts suggested that the hydrotalcite precursor after thermal treatment lead to a good dispersion of nickel Cited by: Selecting a proper support in the catalyst system plays an important role in hydrogen production via ethanol steam reforming.

In this study, sol gel made alumina supports prepared for nickel (Ni) catalysts were calcined at different temperatures.

A series of (Ni/AlS.G.) catalysts were synthesized by an impregnation procedure. The influence of varying the calcination Cited by: Steam reforming of hydrocarbons (mostly methane) or alcohols (mostly methanol and ethanol) is one of the most promising and effective routes to enhanced hydrogen production.

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The most crucial step of this reaction is the efficient water activation, which is a necessary prerequisite for both a high CO 2 selectivity and an associated high hydrogen. Abstract. Nickel catalysts supported on Al 2 O 3, CeO 2 and ZrO 2 were prepared by wet impregnation method and evaluated in steam reforming of glycerol.

The catalysts were characterized by chemical composition, textural Cited by:. The bio-ethanol steam reforming over nickel-based catalysts when the temperature is within the range of to K is studied for fuel cell applications.

The effect of operating conditions such as the temperature, space time, water-to-ethanol molar ratio, and oxygen-to-ethanol molar ratio on the product distribution is evaluated. The water-gas shift reaction is examined in the Cited by: 1.Most studies reported in the literature for the steam reforming reaction were on the application of CuO/ZnO-based and CuO/ZnO/Al 2 O 3-based catalysts [].Alumina is generally added to the catalysts to improve their surface area and mechanical strength, and to prevent catalyst sintering [].The in situ characterization of CuO/ZnO reveals that the interaction of Cu and ZnO Cited by: 4.carbon monoxide (syngas).

Due to its maturity, high efficiency, and relatively low cost, steam reforming is considered a viable option for supporting a future hydrogen economy. A conventional steam reformer consists of several hundred fixed-bed reactor tubes filled with supported nickel catalyst particles, which can vary in size and geometry.