Chemical Papers

, Volume 64, Issue 4, pp 469–474 | Cite as

Activity and regenerability of dealuminated zeolite Y in liquid phase alkylation of benzene with 1-alkene

  • Michal HorňáčekEmail author
  • Pavol Hudec
  • Andrej Nociar
  • Agáta Smiešková
  • Tibor Jakubík
Original Paper


HY-zeolite and its deep-bed dealuminated and EFAL-extracted forms were tested in liquid phase alkylation of benzene with 1-hexadecene in a batch reactor at 120°C. Deep-bed dealumination of the HY-sample at 560 °C followed by careful selective extraction of extra-framework aluminium by hydrochloric acid increased the catalytic activity as well as oxidative regenerability of Y-zeolite.


alkylation benzene 1-alkene linear alkylbenzene zeolite Y regeneration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michal Horňáček
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pavol Hudec
    • 1
  • Andrej Nociar
    • 1
  • Agáta Smiešková
    • 1
  • Tibor Jakubík
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Petroleum Technology and PetrochemistrySlovak University of TechnologyBratislavaSlovak Republic
  2. 2.Department of NMR and MS, Faculty of Chemical and Food TechnologySlovak University of TechnologyBratislavaSlovak Republic

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