Solvent-Free Synthesis of All Silica Beta Zeolite in the Presence of Tetraethylammonium Bromide
AbstractWe report a solvent-free synthesis of all silica Beta zeolite using a cheap organic template of tetraethylammonium bromide (TEABr). The method includes mixing, grinding and heating solid raw material in the absence of water solvent but the presence of zeolite seeds. The absence of water solvent significantly improves the efficiency of synthesis, while the addition of seeds remarkably enhances the crystallization rate. In addition, the use of a cheap organic template of TEABr greatly decreases the synthesis cost. The effects of the reaction compositions, including the molar ratios of NH4F/SiO2, TEABr/SiO2, and mass ratios of seeds to the silica, on the synthesis of the pure product were investigated using different temperature. Physicochemical characterizations, including XRD, SEM, TG and N2 sorption, show that the zeolitic product has good crystallinity, uniform crystals, and high surface area. View Full-Text
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Cui, Y.; Yan, Z.; Li, M.; Zhu, J.; Zhu, L.; Yao, H.; Cao, X. Solvent-Free Synthesis of All Silica Beta Zeolite in the Presence of Tetraethylammonium Bromide. Crystals 2018, 8, 73.
Cui Y, Yan Z, Li M, Zhu J, Zhu L, Yao H, Cao X. Solvent-Free Synthesis of All Silica Beta Zeolite in the Presence of Tetraethylammonium Bromide. Crystals. 2018; 8(2):73.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cui, Yucun; Yan, Zheng; Li, Mengli; Zhu, Jie; Zhu, Longfeng; Yao, Hong; Cao, Xuebo. 2018. "Solvent-Free Synthesis of All Silica Beta Zeolite in the Presence of Tetraethylammonium Bromide." Crystals 8, no. 2: 73.