Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils

, Volume 49, Issue 6, pp 508–516 | Cite as

Effect of Temperature and Catalyst Loading on Product Yield in Catalytic Cracking of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

  • Behrooz Roozbehani
  • Bagher Anvaripour
  • Zahra Maghareh Esfahan
  • Mojtaba Mirdrikvand
  • Saeedeh Imani Moqadam

We have studied the effect of temperature and catalyst loading on the product yield in cracking of high density polyethylene (HDPE). We have identified the optimal temperature and catalyst loading that results in maximum conversion. We have constructed a kinetic model of the process and have determined the activation energy.

Key words

high density polyethylene catalytic cracking reactor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Behrooz Roozbehani
    • 1
  • Bagher Anvaripour
    • 1
  • Zahra Maghareh Esfahan
    • 2
  • Mojtaba Mirdrikvand
    • 1
  • Saeedeh Imani Moqadam
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Center of Petroleum University of TechnologyAbadan School of Chemical EngineeringAbadanIran
  2. 2.Chemical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of PutraPutraMalaysia

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