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High-Purity Oxygen Production by Pressure Swing Adsorption
The oxygen purity produced by pressure swing adsorption (PSA) processes is limited to 95%, with the rest being essentially argon. This oxygen grade is suitable for many industrial applications.Expand
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Light olefins/paraffins separation with 13X zeolite binderless beads
Abstract In this work 13X zeolite binderless beads were tested as a new promising material for polymer-grade olefin production from olefin/paraffin mixtures by VPSA technology. In order toExpand
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Accurate Model for Predicting Adsorption of Olefins and Paraffins on MOFs with Open Metal Sites
Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) have shown tremendous potential for challenging gas separation applications, an example of which is the separation of olefins from paraffins. Some of the mostExpand
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Contamination of Zeolites Used in Oxygen Production by PSA: Effects of Water and Carbon Dioxide
Pressure swing adsorption (PSA) is one of the technologies used for producing oxygen from air. Besides the cycles employed, the adsorbent used plays an important role. Many adsorbents are nowadaysExpand
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Optimization of Medical PSA Units for Oxygen Production
A dynamic model, a simulator, and an optimization procedure were developed for small oxygen pressure swing adsorption units with different equalization configurations, top-to-top equalization (TE),Expand
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Suitability of Cu-BTC extrudates for propane–propylene separation by adsorption processes
In this work, we investigate the potential of a MOF porous material, Cu-BTC in combination with cyclic adsorption processes (vacuum swing adsorption, VSA, and simulated moving bed, SMB) for theExpand
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Reverse shape selectivity in the liquid-phase adsorption of xylene isomers in zirconium terephthalate MOF UiO-66.
Powder, agglomerates, and tablets of the microporous zirconium(IV) terephthalate metal-organic framework UiO-66 were evaluated for the selective adsorption and separation of xylene isomers in theExpand
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Inactivation of Bacteria E. coli and photodegradation of humic acids using natural sunlight
Abstract In this work, the disinfection of bacteria Escherichia coli and degradation of humic acids, using sunlight, sunlight + TiO2 (Degussa P25) in suspension or TiO2 supported on Ahlstrom paperExpand
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New 13X zeolite for propylene/propane separation by vacuum swing adsorption
Abstract Adsorption equilibrium isotherms for propane and propylene on a new 13X zeolite from CECA were measured at three temperatures (323, 373, 423 K) up to 5 bar. Maximum capacities of 3.47 andExpand
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Gas phase SMB for propane/propylene separation using enhanced 13X zeolite beads
A gas phase simulated moving bed technology using improved 13X zeolite beads and isobutane as desorbent is assessed for the separation of propane/propylene. Adsorption equilibrium (via gravimetricExpand
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