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Title: SAPO-34/5A Zeolite Bead Catalysts for Furan Production from Xylose and Glucose

Abstract

SAPO-34 zeolite crystals were grown on zeolite 5A beads, characterized, and then utilized to produce furfural from xylose and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from glucose. The SAPO-34/5A bead catalysts resulted in moderate furfural and HMF yields of 45% from xylose and 20% from glucose (463 K; 3 h) and were easier to recover than the SAPO-34 powder catalyst. At 463 K, the SAPO-34/5A beads were more selective than 0.02 M sulfuric acid for producing HMF and, unlike the sulfuric acid system, no levulinic acid was formed. The SAPO-34/5A bead catalysts had no significant loss in activity after three rounds of recycle when water washed or heated overnight between reactions; however, the heat-treated beads did show signs of thermal stress after the second reuse. The SAPO-34/5A bead catalysts show promise for dehydration reactions to produce furfural and HMF from xylose and glucose, respectively, and adapting the catalyst and the support bead could lead to even higher selectivities and yields.

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  1. Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT (United States)
  2. Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (United States)
  3. Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, NY (United States)
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Science Foundation (NSF), Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET); USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1505295
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ACS Omega
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-1343
Publisher:
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Romo, Joelle E., Wu, Ting, Huang, Xinlei, Lucero, Jolie, Irwin, Jennifer L., Bond, Jesse Q., Carreon, Moises A., and Wettstein, Stephanie G. SAPO-34/5A Zeolite Bead Catalysts for Furan Production from Xylose and Glucose. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1021/acsomega.8b02461.
Romo, Joelle E., Wu, Ting, Huang, Xinlei, Lucero, Jolie, Irwin, Jennifer L., Bond, Jesse Q., Carreon, Moises A., & Wettstein, Stephanie G. SAPO-34/5A Zeolite Bead Catalysts for Furan Production from Xylose and Glucose. United States. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b02461
Romo, Joelle E., Wu, Ting, Huang, Xinlei, Lucero, Jolie, Irwin, Jennifer L., Bond, Jesse Q., Carreon, Moises A., and Wettstein, Stephanie G. Thu . "SAPO-34/5A Zeolite Bead Catalysts for Furan Production from Xylose and Glucose". United States. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b02461. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1505295.
@article{osti_1505295,
title = {SAPO-34/5A Zeolite Bead Catalysts for Furan Production from Xylose and Glucose},
author = {Romo, Joelle E. and Wu, Ting and Huang, Xinlei and Lucero, Jolie and Irwin, Jennifer L. and Bond, Jesse Q. and Carreon, Moises A. and Wettstein, Stephanie G.},
abstractNote = {SAPO-34 zeolite crystals were grown on zeolite 5A beads, characterized, and then utilized to produce furfural from xylose and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from glucose. The SAPO-34/5A bead catalysts resulted in moderate furfural and HMF yields of 45% from xylose and 20% from glucose (463 K; 3 h) and were easier to recover than the SAPO-34 powder catalyst. At 463 K, the SAPO-34/5A beads were more selective than 0.02 M sulfuric acid for producing HMF and, unlike the sulfuric acid system, no levulinic acid was formed. The SAPO-34/5A bead catalysts had no significant loss in activity after three rounds of recycle when water washed or heated overnight between reactions; however, the heat-treated beads did show signs of thermal stress after the second reuse. The SAPO-34/5A bead catalysts show promise for dehydration reactions to produce furfural and HMF from xylose and glucose, respectively, and adapting the catalyst and the support bead could lead to even higher selectivities and yields.},
doi = {10.1021/acsomega.8b02461},
journal = {ACS Omega},
number = 11,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {11}
}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: Representative SEM images of SAPO-34/5A beads: (a) single SAPO-34 covered 5A bead and (b) cross-sectional view.

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