MSCE  Vol.5 No.12 , December 2017
Effects of CuO-CeO2 Addition on Structure and Catalytic Properties of Three Way Catalysts
Abstract: The noble metals (Pt, Pd, Rh) supported on Cu-Ce mixed oxides with γ-Al2O3 washcoat/FeCrAl substrate were investigated as catalytic performance of Three Way Catalysts (TWC) under simulated automotive exhaust feed gas. The structural, morphological features and catalytic activity were observed by X-ray diffractometry (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and GC-TCD (Varian CP-4900). The catalytic performance of noble metals (Pt, Rh, Pd) supported on Cu-Ce mixed oxides with γ-Al2O3 washcoat/FeCrAl substrate was be compared with noble metals (Pt, Rh, Pd) supported on Ce-Zr mixed oxides with γ-Al2O3 washcoat/FeCrAl substrate and only γ-Al2O3 washcoat/FeCrAl substrate at various stoichiometric ratio of oxygen. The results showed that the addition of Cu-Ce mixed oxides improved CO oxidation reaction at lower temperature during stable lambda of 1, the highest CO conversion of 99% is observed for the noble metals (Pt, Pd, Rh) support on Cu-Ce with γ-Al2O3 washcoat/FeCrAl substrate. The results also showed that, the addition of Cu-Ce mixed oxides promoted released oxygen, thus it improved strongly CO and C3H8 conversion at lean oxygen stoichiometric operation.
Cite this paper: The Luong, N. , Duy Tien, N. , Yamasue, E. , Okumura, H. and N. Ishihara, K. (2017) Effects of CuO-CeO2 Addition on Structure and Catalytic Properties of Three Way Catalysts. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 5, 28-39. doi: 10.4236/msce.2017.512003.

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