Catalytic oxidation of Benzene with manganese oxide supported on Cordierite

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Authors

  • Khong Manh Hung (Corresponding Author) Institute of Chemistry and Materials, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Nguyen Cong Thang Institute of Materials Science, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • Ha Quoc Bang Institute of Materials Science, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • Ta Dinh Quang School of Chemical Engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology
  • Tran Thi Thu Hien School of Environmental Science and Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology
  • Le Minh Thang School of Chemical Engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54939/1859-1043.j.mst.87.2023.59-69

Keywords:

VOC; Benzene; Oxidation; Manganese oxide; Cordierite.

Abstract

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are one of the principal causes of air pollution, posing a grave danger to the environment and human health due to their toxicity. In the presence of heat or light, catalytic oxidation has been recognized as a viable and efficient approach for VOCs remediation. Manganese-based oxides are one of the most environmentally benign and cost-effective choices for the catalytic destruction of volatile organic compounds in thermocatalysis. That is the reason why this article focused on catalytic oxidation to control benzene (a VOCs component). The wet impregnation process was used to produce manganese oxide supported on cordierites. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive spectrometer mapping (EDS mapping), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and Hydrogen Temperature-programmed reduction (TPR-H2) were used to characterize the catalysts. When using the TCD-FID detector, catalytic activity measurements were done on a micro-flow reactor system coupled online to GC. The results showed that MnO2-Cor potential catalyst for completely oxidizing benzene with a 100% benzene conversion temperature of 350 oC to CO2 and H2O. This catalyst provides high thermal stability and good reusability due to being carried on cordierite.

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25-05-2023

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Khong Manh Hung, Nguyen Cong Thang, Ha Quoc Bang, Ta Dinh Quang, Tran Thi Thu Hien, and Le Minh Thang. “Catalytic Oxidation of Benzene With Manganese Oxide Supported on Cordierite”. Journal of Military Science and Technology, vol. 87, no. 87, May 2023, pp. 59-69, doi:10.54939/1859-1043.j.mst.87.2023.59-69.

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