Dry reforming of methane over Ni/KCC-1 catalyst for syngas production

Dry reforming of methane over Ni/KCC-1 catalyst for syngas production

SITI NUR SABIHA Suhaimi, SYED MUHAMMAD WAJAHAT Ul Hasnain, AHMAD Salam Farooqi, HERMA Dina Setiabudi, SYED Anuar Faua’ad Syed Muhammad, SHAHRUL Ismail, BAWADI Abdullah

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Abstract. Dry reforming of methane (DRM) is a trendy topic of investigation as a means of reducing global warming. However, the adoption of DRM for a commercial purpose is still a question due to the deactivation and sintering of catalysts. The performance of the 5Ni/KCC-1 catalyst by using the ultrasonic-assisted impregnation method was examined in this study. The micro-emulsion method and ultrasonic-assisted impregnation method were used to prepare KCC-1 support and 5Ni/KCC-1 catalyst respectively. The catalyst was characterized by N2 adsorption-desorption and field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM) techniques. FESEM morphology shows that KCC-1 support experienced a well-defined fibrous morphology in a uniform microsphere which can promote high catalytic activity. The results show that the catalyst has optimum performance with higher reactant conversions and H2/CO ratio when operated at 850oC in a tubular furnace reactor as compared to 750oC.

Catalyst Development, Ni-Based Catalysts, Syngas Production, KCC-1

Published online 5/20/2023, 9 pages
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Citation: SITI NUR SABIHA Suhaimi, SYED MUHAMMAD WAJAHAT Ul Hasnain, AHMAD Salam Farooqi, HERMA Dina Setiabudi, SYED Anuar Faua’ad Syed Muhammad, SHAHRUL Ismail, BAWADI Abdullah, Dry reforming of methane over Ni/KCC-1 catalyst for syngas production, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 29, pp 416-424, 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644902516-47

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