publication . Conference object . 2017

Room temperature synthesis of glycerol carbonate catalyzed by spray dried sodium aluminate microspheres

Sreerangappa, Ramesh; Debecker, Damien P.; 13th European Congress on Catalysis – EuropaCat 2017;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
Nanostructured NaAlO2 microspheres are produced by one-pot spray dried route, and are characterized by various physico-chemical methods. The obtained solids are composed of spherical aggregates of sodium aluminate with small crystallite size and strong surface basicity. This makes them highly active catalysts in the base-catalyzed synthesis of glycerol carbonate from glycerol and dimethyl carbonate. The catalyst does not leach and showed good reusability up to three cycles.
mesheuropmc: inorganic chemicals
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