, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 339–344 | Cite as

Esterification of 1-Octanol on Clinoptilolite-Supported TiO2 Catalysts

  • Bensu Özyağcı
  • Volkan Şahin
  • Abdulkerim KarabakanEmail author
Original Paper


In this study, a natural type of zeolite, Clinoptilolite (CLI), is used as a support for TiO2. First, TiO2-supported heterogeneous catalysts originated from the high temperature calcination of TiCl4 groups, which were thermally immobilized on clinoptilolite, were obtained. Powder-XRD and EDX analyzes showed that the oxide form of Ti-immobilized on dealuminated clinoptilolite were formed in the anatase phase, and the zeolite structure was preserved. As seen in TGA/DTA analyzes, this catalyst could be efficient and have high stability for many reactions. Second, the esterification reaction of 1-octanol with acetic acid is used as a reference reaction for this catalyst.


Zeolite Clinoptilolite Titanium dioxide Catalysis Esterification Octanol 


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This study is financed by Hacettepe University with the projects FHD-2016-12145 and FDS-2016-10347.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bensu Özyağcı
    • 1
  • Volkan Şahin
    • 2
  • Abdulkerim Karabakan
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Chemistryİzmir Institute of TechnologyİzmirTurkey
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryHacettepe UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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