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A melamine-modified β-zeolite with enhanced CO2 capture properties

Ahmad, K., Mowla, O., Kennedy, E.M., Dlugogorski, B.Z., Mackie, J.C. and Stockenhuber, M. (2013) A melamine-modified β-zeolite with enhanced CO2 capture properties. Energy Technology, 1 (5-6). pp. 345-349.

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A novel adsorbent for CO2 capture from gas streams was prepared by functionalization of Na-β zeolite with melamine using post-synthesis impregnation. The new material was characterized using X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, temperature gravimetric analysis, and BET surface area analysis. The dynamic CO2 adsorption capacity of the modified adsorbent at 298 K and 101 kPa was found to be 3.7 mmol g−1. The adsorbent can be regenerated at 373 K with nitrogen flowing at 40 cm3 min−1. The adsorbent has shown excellent performance for CO2 adsorption–desorption in comparison to conventional adsorption systems.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Copyright: © 2013 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
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