Reforming of Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels for Micro Fuel Cells. Steam Pre-reforming of Jet Fuel over Supported Metal Catalysts

Jian Zheng, Jian Ping Shen, Chunshan Song, Wei Pan, James Jon Strohm

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Abstract

Pre-reforming of model jet fuel over supported metal catalysts in a laboratory-scale reforming system was studied. By increasing the amount of metal loading from 1 to 2 wt % for rhodium, a more effective pre-reforming of n-dodecane was achieved at 480°C. The 2% Rh/MgO showed a more stable activity for pre-reforming of the model jet fuel for 10 hr. As compared with commercial Ni supported Al2O3 catalyst, supported Rh catalysts showed very high activity and high resistance to deactivation due to carbon formation. The reformates from the current pre-reformer contained little or no higher hydrocarbons, besides significant amount of CH4, which could be further converted to H2 and CO by subsequent reforming.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374-375
Number of pages2
JournalACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints
Volume48
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2003
EventProceedings of the 2003 SPE/EPA/DOE Exploration Production Environmental Conference - San Antonio, TX, United States
Duration: Mar 10 2003Mar 12 2003

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Jet fuel
Reforming reactions
Fuel cells
Steam
Hydrocarbons
Catalysts
Liquids
Metals
Rhodium
Catalyst supports
Catalyst activity
Carbon

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  • Energy(all)

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In: ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints, Vol. 48, No. 1, 01.03.2003, p. 374-375.

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