Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 97, Issue 1, pp 19–26 | Cite as

Effect of Fe-loading and reaction temperature on the production of olefins from ethanol by Fe/H-ZSM-5 zeolite catalysts



Lower loading of Fe (1 wt%) and higher reaction temperature (450 °C) led to higher and stable selectivity of C3+ olefins by ethanol conversion using Fe/H-ZSM-5 catalysts. Carbon deposition and framework collapse of zeolite support, which may be the cause of change in selectivity of products, was suppressed in some degree.


Ethanol conversion Olefins production Fe/H-ZSM-5 catalyst 


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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)Higashi, TsukubaJapan

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