Low severity upgrading of F-T waxes with solid superacids. Quarterly report, January 1995--March 1995

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In this quarter we studied the effect of hydrogen pressure, and of sulfur and nitrogen containing compounds on the isomerization and hydrocracking of n-hexadecane using a Pt/ZrO{sub 2}/SO{sub 4} catalyst. The reactions were carried out at 300{degrees}C and hydrogen pressures between 50 and 500 psig. Increasing hydrogen pressure resulted in increased conversion and increased hydrocracking. Nitrogen containing compounds had a greater inhibiting effect on the conversion of n-hexadecane than sulfur-containing compounds. The reaction of diphenylmethane in air at 25{degrees}C and in the presence of sulfated zirconia was studied as a possible means to characterize the protonic acidity of solid superacids.

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Tierney, J. W. & Wender, I. April 6, 1995.

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In this quarter we studied the effect of hydrogen pressure, and of sulfur and nitrogen containing compounds on the isomerization and hydrocracking of n-hexadecane using a Pt/ZrO{sub 2}/SO{sub 4} catalyst. The reactions were carried out at 300{degrees}C and hydrogen pressures between 50 and 500 psig. Increasing hydrogen pressure resulted in increased conversion and increased hydrocracking. Nitrogen containing compounds had a greater inhibiting effect on the conversion of n-hexadecane than sulfur-containing compounds. The reaction of diphenylmethane in air at 25{degrees}C and in the presence of sulfated zirconia was studied as a possible means to characterize the protonic acidity of solid superacids.

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  • Report No.: DOE/PC/91304--T13
  • Grant Number: FG22-91PC91304
  • DOI: 10.2172/86908 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 86908
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc794407

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Tierney, J. W. & Wender, I. Low severity upgrading of F-T waxes with solid superacids. Quarterly report, January 1995--March 1995, report, April 6, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc794407/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.