Continuous hydrogenation of glucose with ruthenium on carbon nanotubes catalysts

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Publikationens författare: Atte Aho, Stefan Roggan, Kari Eränen, Tapio Salmi, Dmitry Yu. Murzin
Publiceringsår: 2015
Tidskrift: Catalysis Science and Technology
Tidskriftsakronym: Catal. Sci. Technol.
Volym: 5
Nummer: 2
Artikelns första sida, sidnummer: 953
Artikelns sista sida, sidnummer: 959
eISSN: 2044-4761


Continuous hydrogenation of glucose to sorbitol was studied in an experimental set-up with parallel screening multiphase reactors. After investigating a range of reaction parameters, the suitable conditions for catalyst screening were found to be 130 °C, 2.0 ml min−1 flow rate and 0.2 mol L−1 glucose concentration. The hydrogen pressure was kept at 20 bar under all reaction conditions investigated. A slate of different ruthenium supported on carbon (active carbon and carbon nanotubes) catalysts was screened. All catalysts showed high (>97.4%) selectivities to sorbitol, while activity and stability varied. Long-term evaluation of the two best catalysts was performed over a 100 h period.

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