Surface Effect of MgO Addition on Gamma Al2O3 Sintering

  • J. Katanić-Popović
  • Lj. Kostić-Gvozdenović


In order to inhibit the sintering process of gamma alumina, magnesium oxide is mostly used1–4 as additive for catalyst support preparation.


Pore Size Distribution Gamma Alumina Atom Ratio Sintered Sample Magnesium Aluminate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Katanić-Popović
    • 1
  • Lj. Kostić-Gvozdenović
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Boris Kidrič InstituteBelgradeYugoslavia
  2. 2.Faculty of Technology and MetallurgyBelgradeYugoslavia

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