Transactions of Tianjin University

, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 230–236 | Cite as

Effect of Extra-Framework Titanium in TS-1 on the Ammoximation of Cyclohexanone

  • Yaquan Wang
  • Shuhai Wang
  • Teng Zhang
  • Jiaxin Ye
  • Xiao Wang
  • Dali Wang
Research article


Titanium silicalite (TS-1) without and with extra-framework titanium have been prepared and TiO2 is also prepared under the same conditions. All the samples are characterized with XRD, FT-IR, and UV–Vis. The effects of extra-framework titanium in TS-1 on the ammoximation of cyclohexanone have been studied in a continuous slurry reactor. The characterization results reveal that the extra-framework titanium exists as anatase. The catalytic evaluation results show that the anatase has a positive effect on the ammoximation of cyclohexanone by extending the catalytic life because it also exhibits some activity, while the conversion of cyclohexanone and the selectivity to cyclohexanone oxime are not influenced. The anatase TiO2 does not catalyze H2O2 decomposition appreciably compared with TS-1 without extra-framework titanium. The results are very useful in guiding the TS-1 production.


TS-1 Cyclohexanone Ammoximation Cyclohexanone oxime TiO2 



This study was supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (“973” Program, No. G2000048005) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 21276183).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yaquan Wang
    • 1
  • Shuhai Wang
    • 1
  • Teng Zhang
    • 1
  • Jiaxin Ye
    • 1
  • Xiao Wang
    • 1
  • Dali Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Key Laboratory for Green Chemical Technology of the Ministry of Education, School of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina
  2. 2.Tianjin Synthetic Fiber CompanyTianjinChina

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