Synthesis and Evaluation of ABO3 Perovskites (A=La and B=Mn, Co) with Stoichiometric and Over-stoichiometric Ratios of B/A for Catalytic Oxidation of Trichloroethylene

Razieh Alagheband  -  Department of Chemical Engineering, Mahshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr, Iran, Islamic Republic of
*Sarah Maghsoodi  -  Department of Chemical Engineering, Mahshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Amirhossein Shahbazi Kootenaei  -  Department of Chemical Engineering, Mahshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Hassan Kianmanesh  -  Department of Chemical Engineering, Mahshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Received: 28 Apr 2017; Revised: 31 Jul 2017; Accepted: 4 Aug 2017; Published: 2 Apr 2018; Available online: 22 Jan 2018.
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In this contribution, perovskite catalysts (ABO3) were probed that site A and site B were occupied by lanthanum and transition metals of manganese or cobalt, respectively, with stoichiometric ratios as well as 20 % over-stoichiometric ratios of B/A. The perovskite samples were synthesized using a gel-combustion method and characterized by BET, XRD, SEM and O2-TPD analyses. After mounting in a fixed bed reactor, the catalysts were examined in atmospheric pressure conditions at different temperatures for oxidation of 1000 ppm trichloroethylene in the air. Evaluation of over-stoichiometric catalysts activity showed that the increased ratio of B/A in the catalysts compared to the stoichiometric one led to BET surface area, oxygen mobility, and consequently catalytic performance improvement. The lanthanum manganite perovskite with 20 % excess manganese yielded the best catalytic performance among the probed perovskites. Copyright © 2018 BCREC Group. All rights reserved

Received: 28th April 2017; Revised: 31st July 2017; Accepted: 4th August 2017; Available online: 22nd January 2018; Published regularly: 2nd April 2018

How to Cite: Alagheband, R., Maghsoodi, S., Kootenaei, A.S., Kianmanesh, H. (2018). Synthesis and Evaluation of ABO3 Perovskites (A=La and B=Mn, Co) with Stoichiometric and Over-stoichiometric Ratios of B/A for Catalytic Oxidation of Trichloroethylene. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 13 (1): 47-56 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.13.1.1188.47-56)


Keywords: Oxidation; Volatile Organic Compound; Perovskite; Gel-combustion; Catalyst

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