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Preparation of silver supported porous 4A-zeolite through hard template agent combined with heat treatment and study on its catalytic performance

  • Youkui Wu
  • Chunping Li
  • Jie Bai
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Abstract

A simple and novel scheme for preparing hierarchical porous 4A-zeolite was introduced in this study. By Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES), X-Ray Powder Diffraction (XRD), Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM), Simultaneous Thermal Analysis (STA), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), CO2 adsorption–desorption (BET and BJH) and UV–vis spectra, the silver nanoparticles supported samples of microporous-macroporous hierarchical 4A-zeolite (Ag/P-4A-zeolite) were proven to be successfully synthesized. TEM and CO2 adsorption–desorption images indicated the presence of microporous and the formation of macroporous. XRD, ICP-AES and UV–vis spectra indicated that obtained P-4A-zeolite possess silver nanoparticles. In addition, the catalytic results showed that the silver loaded hierarchical porous 4A-zeolite (Ag/P-4A-zeolite) composite catalyst had catalytic performance in hydrogenation of 4-nitrophenol (4-NP) and epoxidation of styrene.

Keywords

Composite catalyst 4-Nitrophenol Porous 4A-zeolite Silver nanoparticles Styrene epoxidation 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21366016), the Inner Mongolia Natural Science Foundation (2017MS(LH)0207), and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Science and Technology Research Project (NJZY16087).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chemical Engineering CollegeInner Mongolia University of TechnologyHuhhotePeople’s Republic of China

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