Gas phase hydrodechlorination (HDC) process of Me ₃SiCHCl ₂ was studied in a flow reactor at 200◦C using a 2% metal loading (w/w) of four different monometallic catalysts (Pd/AlF ₃, Ni/AlF₃,Co/AlF ₃and Fe/AlF ₃). The catalysts were prepared by sol-gel method and structurally examined by BET method, FT-IR and XPS techniques. The XPS technique showed that NiII, FeIII and CoIII exist as oxides. The major products in the HDC process of Me ₃SiCHCl ₂ were identified by GC and GC-MS and found to include Me ₃SiCH ₂Cl, Me ₃SiCl, and Me4Si. The effect of these catalysts on the quantitative conversion, selectivity and conversionrates are reported.
Volume 132, 2019
Continuous Article Publishing mode
Click here for Editorial Note on CAP Mode