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Petroleum Chemistry

, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp 106–110 | Cite as

Modification of the Rheological Properties of Heavy Boiler Fuel by Adding Carbon Nanotubes and Dehydrated Carbonate Sludge

  • E. R. ZverevaEmail author
  • R. V. Khabibullina
  • A. O. Makarova
  • G. R. Akhmetvalieva
  • F. I. Burganova
  • D. V. Ermolaev
  • O. S. Zueva
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Abstract

The possibilities of reducing the viscosity of heavy fuel oil with an increased proportion of residual fractions through the use of nanomaterials, such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and dehydrated carbonate sludge, have been investigated. The results of studying of rheological characteristics of fuel oil and composite fuel containing carbon nanotubes dispersed in an oil-soluble nonionic surfactant (M100 fuel oil + 0.0125 wt % CNT + 0.5 wt % Diproxamine) or dehydrated carbonate sludge (M100 fuel oil + 0.1 wt % carbonate sludge) are presented, as well as their heating value. The existence of a synergistic effect of the combined use of CNTs and carbonate sludge has been established. The possible mechanisms of change in the viscosity of the fuel are considered. It has been shown that carbon nanotubes together with dehydrated carbonate sludge can be most promising for use as heating oil additives, since they reduce fuel viscosity, improve combustion efficiency, and reduce the emission of hazardous gases.

Keywords:

petroleum fuel fuel oil carbon nanotubes dynamic viscosity surfactants 

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This work was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 16-08-00731-a.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. R. Zvereva
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. V. Khabibullina
    • 1
  • A. O. Makarova
    • 2
  • G. R. Akhmetvalieva
    • 1
  • F. I. Burganova
    • 1
  • D. V. Ermolaev
    • 3
  • O. S. Zueva
    • 1
  1. 1.Kazan State Energy UniversityKazanRussia
  2. 2.Kazan Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Federal Research Center, Russian Academy of SciencesKazanRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Energy and Advanced Technologies, Federal Research Center, Russian Academy of SciencesKazanRussia

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