Effect of Gallium Addition to HZSM-5 on Catalytic Pyrolysis of an LDPE-LLDPE-EVA Copolymer Mixture

HZSM-5를 이용한 LDPE-LLDPE-EVA공중합체 혼합물의 접촉 열분해 반응에 미치는 Gallium 첨가 효과

  • Jeon, Jong-Ki (Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Kim, Hyunjin (Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Kim, Min Ji (Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Kang, Tae-Won (Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Park, Young-Kwon (Faculty of Environmental Engineering, University of Seoul)
  • 전종기 (공주대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 김현진 (공주대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 김민지 (공주대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 강태원 (공주대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 박영권 (서울시립대학교 환경공학부)
  • Received : 2006.10.31
  • Accepted : 2006.11.22
  • Published : 2007.02.10

Abstract

The aim of the present work is to study the effect of gallium addition to HZSM-5 on recovery rates of gaseous and liquid products and carbon number distribution in the catalytic cracking of a polymer mixture, LDPE, LLDPE, and EVA copolymer, with a composition similar to that found in real agricultural film wastes. Ga/HZSM-5 system produced a larger amount of aromatic hydrocarbons than HZSM-5. The yield of aromatic compound in vapor phase contact was higher than that in liquid phase contact. The yield of aromatic compound increased with the amount of catalyst and with the reaction temperature of catalyst bed. The effect of gallium addition on the carbon number distribution was not great.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 공주대학교

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