Lignin-containing Feedstock Hydrogenolysis for Biofuel Component Production

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Submitted: 03-03-2017
Published: 02-04-2018
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In this paper, the commercial 5%Pd/C and 5%Pt/C catalysts and synthesized 5%Pt/MN-270 and 5%Pd/MN-270 were used in the hydrogenolysis of lignocellulosic material (softwood sawdust) to obtain liquid fuels in the form of hydrocarbons. As lignin has a very complex structure, anisole was used as a model compound. It was found that the use Pt-containing catalysts based on hypercrosslinked polystyrene in both processes of anisole and lignin-containing feedstock conversion allowed obtaining the highest yield of oxygen-free hydrocarbons (up to 96 wt. %). Besides, the polymer based catalysts showed high stability in hydrogenolysis process in comparison with the commercial carbon based catalysts. Copyright © 2018 BCREC Group. All rights reserved

Received: 3rd March 2017; Revised: 18th August 2017; Accepted: 21st August 2017; Available online: 22nd January 2018; Published regularly: 2nd April 2018

How to Cite: Shimanskaya, E.I., Stepacheva, A.A., Sulman, E.M., Rebrov, E.V., Matveeva, V.G. (2018). Lignin-containing Feedstock Hydrogenolysis for Biofuel Component Production. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 13 (1): 74-81 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.13.1.969.74-81)



Lignin; hydrogenolysis; depolimerization; biofuel

  1. Elena Shimanskaya 
    Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry, Tver State Technical University, Tver, 170026, Russian Federation
  2. Аntonina A. Stepacheva  Scholar
    Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry, Tver State Technical University, Tver, 170026, Russian Federation
  3. Esther Sulman 
    Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry, Tver State Technical University, Tver, 170026, Russian Federation
  4. Evgeny Rebrov 
    1Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry, Tver State Technical University, Tver, 170026, Russia 2School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL,, United Kingdom
  5. Valentina Matveeva 
    1Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry, Tver State Technical University, Tver, 170026 Russia 3Regional Technological Center, Tver State University, Tver, 170100, Russian Federation
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