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Table 5.

Behaviour of Alcohols in the Presence of Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts at Atmospheric Pressure

Catalyst Alcohol Reaction temperature C Carrier gas Percent alcohol unchanged
Cobalt-thoria-magnesia-kieselguhr (100 : 6 : 3: 200) n-propyl
n-propyl
n-propyl
n-propyl
n-propyl
n-octyl
n-octyl
n-octyl
150
150
150
170
180
183
183
183
Hydrogen
Nitrogen
Water-gas
Hydrogen
Water-gas
Hydrogen
Nitrogen
Water-gas
45
53
72
0
10
0
0
35
Iron-copper-lime kieselguhr
(100 : 5 : 10 : 30)
n-propyl
n-propyl
220
260
Hydrogen
Hydrogen
40
20

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