Direct Synthesis of Highly Crystalline ZSM-5 from Indonesian Kaolin

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Submitted: 21-11-2016
Published: 01-08-2017
Section: The 2nd International Seminar on Chemistry (ISoC 2016) (Surabaya, 26-27 July 2016)

Direct synthesis of ZSM-5 from Indonesian kaolin without calcination for the formation of metakaolin was done through the addition of an alkaline solution (sodium fluoride and sodium hydroxide) and the fusion using sodium hydroxide. Crystallization was conducted through hydrothermal method at 80 °C for four days. XRD diffractogram and FTIR spectra showed that the addition of sodium fluoride solution in the ratio Si/Al = 100 could produce highly crystalline ZSM-5, whereas the use of a sodium hydroxide solution and fusion process did not produce the crystalline ZSM-5. Copyright © 2017 BCREC Group. All rights reserved.

Received: 21st November 2016; Revised: 30th December 2016; Accepted: 18th February 2017

How to Cite: Hartati, H., Widati, A.A., Dewi, T.K., Prasetyoko, D. (2017). Direct Synthesis of Highly Crystalline ZSM-5 from Indonesian Kaolin. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 12 (2): 251-255 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.12.2.809.251-255)



synthesis of ZSM-5; kaolin; without calcination; sodium fluoride

  1. Hartati Hartati 
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Airlangga, Kampus C Unair, Jl. Mulyorejo, Surabaya, 60115, , Indonesia
  2. Alfa Akustia Widati 
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Airlangga, Kampus C Unair, Jl. Mulyorejo, Surabaya, 60115, , Indonesia
  3. Tanti Kartika Dewi 
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Airlangga, Kampus C Unair, Jl. Mulyorejo, Surabaya, 60115, , Indonesia
  4. Didik Prasetyoko 
    Department of Chemistry, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Keputih, Surabaya, 60115, , Indonesia

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