Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 54, Issue 9–10, pp 703–707 | Cite as

Mechanochemical Method and Equipment Design for Obtaining Alcoxysilanes

  • S. M. ChistovalovEmail author
  • V. M. Kotov
  • A. A. Anisimov
  • M. N. Temnikov
  • P. V. Zhemchugov
  • A. M. Muzafarov

The article describes a fundamentally new one-step chlorine free mechanochemical method for the direct synthesis of alkoxysilanes. The essence of the developed method consists in the direct interaction of untreated silicon with a dispersion up to 5 mm with an appropriate aliphatic alcohol containing from 1 to 4 carbon atoms in the presence of a copper-containing catalyst at a temperature of 200–300 °C in a vibrating fluidized bed of milling bodies in a wide vibration acceleration range. The experiments proved the principal possibility of its realization in a developed vibratory reactor, whose design solutions are adaptable to industrial application. It is shown that mechanoactivation plays a major role in the developed method of direct synthesis and is in fact the basis of a fundamentally new technological process.


alkoxysilanes aliphatic alcohol copper-containing catalyst mechanoactivation vibration frequency amplitude acceleration of oscillations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Chistovalov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. M. Kotov
    • 1
  • A. A. Anisimov
    • 1
  • M. N. Temnikov
    • 1
  • P. V. Zhemchugov
    • 1
  • A. M. Muzafarov
    • 1
  1. 1.A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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