Microstructured reactors on the 5 kW scale for the water gas shift and preferential oxidation reactions using surrogate diesel reformate

M. O'Connell, G.A. Kolb, K.P. Schelhaas, J. Schuerer, D. Tiemann, V. Hessel

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Abstract

5 kWel One-Stage Water Gas Shift (WGS) and Preferential Oxidation (PROx) reactors were designed and evaluated for the clean-up of surrogate diesel reformate. For the WGS reactor, CO conversions of up to 95% were attained using typical surrogate synthetic diesel reformate. The PROx reactor was capable of converting a feed concentration of 1.0 mol% CO to 20 ppm. The two reactors were then integrated for the purposes of reducing the carbon monoxide levels in a reformate exit stream to levels below 100 ppm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings 21st International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE-21), June 13-16, 2010, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    O'Connell, M., Kolb, G. A., Schelhaas, K. P., Schuerer, J., Tiemann, D., & Hessel, V. (2010). Microstructured reactors on the 5 kW scale for the water gas shift and preferential oxidation reactions using surrogate diesel reformate. In Proceedings 21st International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE-21), June 13-16, 2010, Philadelphia, PA, USA