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Catalysis Letters

, Volume 120, Issue 1–2, pp 111–115 | Cite as

Catalytic Performance of Monolithic Foam Ni/SiC Catalyst in Carbon dioxide Reforming of Methane to Synthesis Gas

  • Haitao Liu
  • Shunqing Li
  • Sanbing Zhang
  • Long Chen
  • Guojun Zhou
  • Jianming Wang
  • Xiaolai Wang
Article

Abstract

Carbon dioxide reforming of methane to synthesis gas has been investigated with Ni catalysts supported on monolithic foam SiC, which were prepared by the initial wetness impregnation method. The catalyst of 7 wt%Ni/SiC was verified to be the best one in different Ni content catalysts. Compared with other catalysts such as 7 wt%Ni/SiO2 and 7 wt%Ni/Al2O3, the 7 wt%Ni/SiC catalyst exhibited not only the highest activity but also remarkable stability and excellent coke resistance during 100 h reaction. Furthermore, the conversion of CO2 and CH4 remained at about 96% and 94%, respectively in 100 h reaction time. The structure and properties of the catalysts were characterized by BET, XRD, H2-TPR, XPS and TEM techniques.

Keywords

Monolithic foam catalysts Ni/SiC CO2 methane reforming Synthesis gas Stability 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful to Prof. Jinsong Zhang (Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences) for providing SiC monolithic foam support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haitao Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shunqing Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sanbing Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Long Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Guojun Zhou
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jianming Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xiaolai Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory for Oxo Synthesis and Selective Oxidation, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesLanzhouP.R. China
  2. 2.Graduate School of Chinese Academy of SciencesLanzhouP.R. China

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