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Catalysts 2012, 2(4), 532-543; doi:10.3390/catal2040532
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Catalytic Studies of Sodium Hydroxide and Carbon Monoxide Reaction

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Received: 25 September 2012 / Revised: 5 November 2012 / Accepted: 20 November 2012 / Published: 27 November 2012
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Abstract

We have studied the effect of ball milling on alumina mixed nickel, magnetite and Raney nickel on the reaction: 2NaOH(s) + CO (g) = Na2CO3 (s) + H2 (g) and determined the optimum particle size for the catalysts. The best performance was shown by a 2 h ball milled Raney nickel with average crystallite size of 209 Å. This reaction serves the dual purpose of carbon sequestration and yielding hydrogen gas.
Keywords: catalyst; ball milling; crystallite size; carbon sequestration catalyst; ball milling; crystallite size; carbon sequestration
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Kumar, S.; Drozd, V.; Saxena, S.K. Catalytic Studies of Sodium Hydroxide and Carbon Monoxide Reaction. Catalysts 2012, 2, 532-543.

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