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Title: Structured catalyst bed and method for conversion of feed materials to chemical products and liquid fuels

Abstract

The present invention is a structured monolith reactor and method that provides for controlled Fischer-Tropsch (FT) synthesis. The invention controls mass transport limitations leading to higher CO conversion and lower methane selectivity. Over 95 wt % of the total product liquid hydrocarbons obtained from the monolithic catalyst are in the carbon range of C.sub.5-C.sub.18. The reactor controls readsorption of olefins leading to desired products with a preselected chain length distribution and enhanced overall reaction rate. And, liquid product analysis shows readsorption of olefins is reduced, achieving a narrower FT product distribution.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Richland, WA), Liu
  2. Richland, WA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1034641
Patent Number(s):
8,101,140
Application Number:
12/393,837
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Wang, Yong, and Wei,. Structured catalyst bed and method for conversion of feed materials to chemical products and liquid fuels. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Wang, Yong, & Wei,. Structured catalyst bed and method for conversion of feed materials to chemical products and liquid fuels. United States.
Wang, Yong, and Wei,. Tue . "Structured catalyst bed and method for conversion of feed materials to chemical products and liquid fuels". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1034641.
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abstractNote = {The present invention is a structured monolith reactor and method that provides for controlled Fischer-Tropsch (FT) synthesis. The invention controls mass transport limitations leading to higher CO conversion and lower methane selectivity. Over 95 wt % of the total product liquid hydrocarbons obtained from the monolithic catalyst are in the carbon range of C.sub.5-C.sub.18. The reactor controls readsorption of olefins leading to desired products with a preselected chain length distribution and enhanced overall reaction rate. And, liquid product analysis shows readsorption of olefins is reduced, achieving a narrower FT product distribution.},
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