Dry Methane Reforming on Carbon-Doped Nickel Foams

  • J. Matos Engineering of Materials and Nanotechnology Centre, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), 20632, Caracas 1020-A, Venezuela
  • C. Paredes Engineering of Materials and Nanotechnology Centre, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), 20632, Caracas 1020-A, Venezuela
  • M. Rosales Engineering of Materials and Nanotechnology Centre, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), 20632, Caracas 1020-A, Venezuela

Abstract

The catalytic activity of carbon-doped nickel foams in the dry methane reforming was studied at mild experimental conditions. The catalysts were synthesized by the controlled pyrolysis of different Nicontaining re-crystallized saccharose under N2 flow. The results showed that carbon proportion clearly influences the catalytic activity of Ni-foams from low to moderate catalytic activity attributed to an in situ formation during pre-treatment of very active reduced Ni phases. It can be conclude that carbon-doped nickel foams catalysts prepared from the controlled pyrolysis of saccharose are interesting materials for natural gas conversion reactions.

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Published
2012-02-15
How to Cite
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J. Matos, C. Paredes, and M. Rosales, “Dry Methane Reforming on Carbon-Doped Nickel Foams”, Eurasian Chem.-Technol. J., vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 9-11, Feb. 2012.
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