Kinetic modeling of gas phase synthesis of ethyl chloride from ethanol and HCl in fixed bed reactor

Natalia Bukhanko, Johan Wärnå, Ajaikumar Samikannu, Jyri-Pekka Mikkola

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Kinetic modeling of gas-phase synthesis of ethyl chloride from ethanol and hydrochloric acid over high porous Al2O3 and 2 wt% ZnCl2/Al2O3 catalysts was studied in a continuous plug flow reactor in the temperature range of 200–325 °C. Two rival kinetic models were proposed that both describe the kinetics well. The kinetic parameters of the reaction were determined and activation energy values for ethyl chloride formation from ethyl alcohol and diethyl ether reactions were calculated.
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Pages (from-to)310–317
JournalChemical Engineering Science
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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