Ruthenium on alumina

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extent of labeling: 0.5 wt. % loading, pellets, 3.2 mm

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core: ruthenium
reagent type: catalyst

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0.5 wt. % loading

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3.2 mm

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Ruthenium on alumina (Ru/Al2O3) (0.5 wt. % loading, pellets, 3.2 mm) can be used as a catalyst for the production of methane via hydrogenation of carbon dioxide. It can also be used as a catalyst in the reduction of CO2.


50, 250 g in glass bottle


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Hydrogen and methane selectivity during alkaline supercritical water gasification of biomass with ruthenium-alumina catalyst
Onwudili JA and Williams PT
Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental, 132, 70-79 (2013)
CO2 reduction on supported Ru/Al2O3 catalysts: cluster size dependence of product selectivity
Kwak JH, et al.
ACS Catalysis, 3(11), 2449-2455 (2013)
Methanation of carbon dioxide on Ru/Al2O3: catalytic activity and infrared study
Garbarino G, et al.
Catalysis Today, 277(17), 21-28 (2016)
Study of catalytic hydrogenation of N-ethylcarbazole over ruthenium catalyst
Wan C, et al.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37(17), 13092-13096 (2012)
Hydrogen is one of the most important resources in providing food, fuel, and chemical products for our everyday life. Sustainable catalytic hydrogen production from bioethanol has gained significant attention in recent years due to globally diminishing fossil fuel supplies, which have necessitated the search for new chemical feedstocks.
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