Paper Title:

Catalytic Oxidation of Toluene over Fe2O3/Al2O3 Catalyst

Periodical Materials Science Forum (Volume 695)
Main Theme Eco-Materials Processing and Design XII
Edited by Hyungsun Kim, Jian Feng Yang, Chuleol Hee Han, Somchai Thongtem and Soo Wohn Lee
Pages 101-104
DOI 10.4028/
Citation Takeshi Miki et al., 2011, Materials Science Forum, 695, 101
Online since July 2011
Authors Takeshi Miki, Yutaka Tai
Keywords Alumina Supports, Catalytic Oxidation, Fe2O3, Toluene
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Fe2O3/Al2O3 catalyst was prepared and the catalytic oxidation of toluene over the catalyst was investigated. The catalyst was prepared by wet impregnation of commercial alumina support. The support was impregnated with an aqueous solution of iron nitrate. The wet support was dried and calcined at 600-800 °C. The catalytic property of the catalyst was measured by the light-off curve of CO2 yield. All these catalysts were active for total oxidation of toluene above 250 °C. The catalytic activity of catalyst calcined at 600 °C was better than those of catalysts calcined at 700 and 800 °C.