OJPC  Vol.3 No.2 , May 2013
Methane Steam Reforming on Supported Nickel Based Catalysts. Effect of Oxide ZrO2, La2O3 and Nickel Composition
Abstract: The catalytic properties of Ni (4 and 10 wt%) supported on both La2O3 and ZrO2 were investigated for the methane steam reforming reaction between 475℃ and 700℃ at atmospheric pressure. The catalysts were prepared by the impregnation method and characterized by several techniques (atomic absorption, BET method, X-ray diffraction and TG-TPO). The catalytic activity of Ni/support systems strongly depends on both of the nature and physico-chemical properties of the support. No deactivation was observed in catalytic systems, whatever the reaction temperature indicating high stability of the catalyst.
Cite this paper: A. Belhadi, M. Trari, C. Rabia and O. Cherifi, "Methane Steam Reforming on Supported Nickel Based Catalysts. Effect of Oxide ZrO2, La2O3 and Nickel Composition," Open Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 89-96. doi: 10.4236/ojpc.2013.32011.

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