Abstract—This research was focused on different
preparation methods of copper loading on zeolite. Cu cation
supported on Na-Y zeolite (Cu-Y) was prepared by aqueous
solution ion exchange and incipient wetness impregnation
methods. Different amounts of copper (II) were loaded in the
Na-Y zeolite. The catalysis materials were characterized by
X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence and
Brunauer-Emmett-Teller. The results show that Cu loading did
not change the structure of Na-Y zeolite. The obtained Cu/Y has
enlarged pore size and octahedral shaped crystal with
approximately 0.19 ± 0.08 μm diameter. 5.5 wt. % Cu/Y with
impregnation method clearly exhibits a higher BET surface area
and a total pore volume than 5.5 wt. % solution ion exchanged.
Index Terms—Na-Y zeolite, green gas emission, X-ray powder diffraction, scanning electron microscope (SEM).
Patcharin Worathanakul is with the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, 10800, Thailand. She is also with Center of Eco-material and Cleaner Technology, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, 10800, Thailand (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Nattachar Rakpasert is with the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, 10800, Thailand (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Patcharin Worathanakul and Nattachar Rakpasert, "Influence of Different Preparation Methods of Copper Loading on Na-Y Zeolite for Green Gas Emission," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 885-888, 2016.