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Catalysts 2012, 2(4), 532-543; doi:10.3390/catal2040532

Catalytic Studies of Sodium Hydroxide and Carbon Monoxide Reaction

Center for the Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions, College of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
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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. View Full-Text
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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