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Environmental Application of Extra-Framework Oxygen Anions in the Nano-Cages of Mayenite

  • Adriano Intiso
  • Raffaele Cucciniello
  • Stefano Castiglione
  • Antonio Proto
  • Federico RossiEmail author
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Bioengineering book series (LNBE)

Abstract

Trichloroethylene (TCE) is a chlorinated volatile organic compound (CVOC), used in the last years in dry-cleaning applications and as degreasing agent. In this study we report on the catalytic oxidation of gaseous trichloroethylene (TCE), in a fixed bed reactor, performed by using mayenite (Ca12Al14O33) synthetized by using the ceramic method. Results show that mayenite promoted the total oxidation of TCE to carbon dioxide and chlorine in the temperature range 300–500 °C. The catalyst is stable under the investigated reaction conditions showing high recyclability and could be used for several reaction cycles without any loss of activity and selectivity.

Keywords

Mayenite Trichloroethylene Catalytic oxidation Chlorinated VOCs 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge the support by the grants ORSA158121 and ORSA167988 funded by the University of Salerno (FARB ex 60%).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriano Intiso
    • 1
  • Raffaele Cucciniello
    • 1
  • Stefano Castiglione
    • 1
  • Antonio Proto
    • 1
  • Federico Rossi
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and BiologyUniversity of SalernoFiscianoItaly

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