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New Findings from P. Yaseneva et al Broadens Understanding of Chemical Engineering (Efficient reduction of bromates using carbon nanofibre supported...

July 23, 2014



New Findings from P. Yaseneva et al Broadens Understanding of Chemical Engineering (Efficient reduction of bromates using carbon nanofibre supported catalysts: Experimental and a comparative life cycle assessment study)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- Research findings on Chemical Engineering are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting out of Maisons Laffitte, France, by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "Structured hierarchical catalysts were developed for efficient reduction of bromates in water. In the catalysts a small amount of active metal, 03 wt.% Pd, is supported onto carbon nanofibres grown either on sintered metal fibres or on a carbon cloth."

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research, "In both cases high rates of reaction and high selectivity were achieved, allowing a significant reduction in the amount of catalyst required for the treatment of a set volumetric flow of polluted water, compared to a conventional Pd/Al2O3 catalyst. Manufacture of carbon nanofibres grown on a hierarchical structured support was scaled to 10 g batches."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment (LCA) study was performed to compare potential water treatment processes based on two catalyst types, and to identify the areas for future optimisation of the novel technology based on structured hierarchical catalysts."

For more information on this research see: Efficient reduction of bromates using carbon nanofibre supported catalysts: Experimental and a comparative life cycle assessment study. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2014;248():230-241. Chemical Engineering Journal can be contacted at: Elsevier Science Sa, PO Box 564, 1001 Lausanne, Switzerland. (Elsevier - www.elsevier.com; Chemical Engineering Journal - www.elsevier.com/wps/product/cws_home/601273)

Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting P. Yaseneva, Center Rech Maisons Laffitte, Dept. of Genie Proc, F-78603 Maisons Laffitte, France. Additional authors for this research include C.F. Marti, E. Palomares, X.L. Fan, T. Morgan, P.S. Perez, M. Ronning, F. Huang, T. Yuranova, L. Kiwi-Minsker, S. Derrouiche and A.A. Lapkin.

Keywords for this news article include: France, Europe, Maisons Laffitte, Chemical Engineering

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