PLS vs zeolites as sorbents and catalysts. Part 7. The role of oxide pillars and aluminosilicate sheets in alcohol dehydration on PILCs

Research paper by Adriana De Stefanis, Giorgio Perez, Anthony A.G. Tomlinson

Indexed on: 01 Jul '03Published on: 01 Jul '03Published in: Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters


Reactions of primary aliphatic C2-C8 alcohols on alumina and iron-aluminium-oxides pillared montmorillonite and beidellite indicate that dehydration reaction occurs on Lewis sites of pillars, while clays are responsible of cracking.