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Title: Valorization of plastics in the presence of Ru-Ni/Al 2 O 3 catalysts to produce syngas
Authors: Younis, Aida
Gennequin, Cedric
Aad, Edmond Abi
Estephane, Jane 
Aouad, Samer 
Affiliations: Department of Chemical Engineering 
Department of Chemistry 
Keywords: Carbon dioxide
Catalyst
Dry reforming
Polypropylene
Syngas
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Part of: 2021 12th International Renewable Energy Congress (IREC)
Conference: International Renewable Energy Congress ( 12th : 26-28 Oct, 2021 : Hammamet, Tunisia)
Abstract: 
The catalytic dry reforming of polypropylene was performed in a two-stage fixed bed reactor. The plastic pyrolysis took place in the first stage, and the catalytic-dry reforming (presence of catalyst and carbon dioxide) of the produced pyrolyzed gases took place in the second stage reactor. The catalysts used (yRuxNiAl2O3) were synthesized via wet impregnation, calcined, and then reduced at 800°C, prior to the pyrolysis-reforming reaction. The results showed that the increase in nickel loading increased the syngas yield. The addition of small amounts of ruthenium as a metal promoter significantly improved the conversion of polypropylene into syngas. Thus, the catalytic dry reforming of plastics is proven to be a promising solution to tackle the non-recycled plastic waste problem while valorizing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide and producing synthesis gas (H2 + CO).
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5397
ISBN: 9781665432900
DOI: 10.1109/IREC52758.2021.9624814
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Conference Paper
Appears in Collections:Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemical Engineering

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