Performance comparison of mainstream catalysts in the CO2 hydrogenation of CH3OH
Keywords:Catalyst for CO2 utilization, Copper-based catalyst, In2O3-based catalyst, Transitional metal carbides.
Carbon dioxide capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) has been a hot topic in recent years and among the products derived from carbon dioxide conversion, methanol is favoured by many scientists for its wide range of applications. Scientists are also looking for different types of catalysts to complete this conversion process more efficiently. This paper compares the selectivity, yield and stability of oxide supported metal catalysts, oxide supported oxide catalysts and other typical catalysts to identify the most favourable catalysts that could be used for industrial production in the future. Through this comparison, In-Co/Ce catalysts are one of the most beneficial options.
J. Ma, N. Sun, X. Zhang, N. Zhao, F. Xiao, W. Wei, et al., A short review of catalysis for CO2 conversion, Catalysis Today. 148 (2009) 221 – 231.
X. Xu, K. Shuai, B. Xu, Review on copper and palladium-based catalysts for methanol steam reforming to produce hydrogen, Catalysts. 7 (2017) 183.
C. Jia, J. Shao, X. Bai, et al. Review on Cu-based catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol [J]. Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress, 2020, 39 (9): 3658 - 3668.
R. Hou, R. Qiu, K. Sun, Progress in the Cu-based catalyst supports for methanol synthesis from CO2 [J]. Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress, 2020, 39 (7): 2639 - 2647.
A. Karelovic, P. Ruiz, The role of copper particle size in low pressure methanol synthesis via CO2 Hydrogenation over Cu/ZnO catalysts, Catalysis Science & Technology. 5 (2015) 869–881.
Z. Jin, L. Qian, G. Lyu, CO2 Chemistry-Actuality and Expectation. PROGRESS IN CHEMISTRY (2010) 1005-281X (2010)06 - 1102 - 14.
D. Lin, Z. Zhang, Y. Luo, Q. Qian, Q. Chen, Research advances on catalysts for hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to methanol. Modern Chemical Industry. (2021).
H. Lin, Z. Luo, A. Pei, H. Yang, X. Wang, Technology and Industrialization Progress on Methanol Synthesis from Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen. SOUTHERN ENERGY CONSTRUCTION (2020).
M. S. Frei, M. Capdevila ⁃ Cortada, R. García ⁃ Muelas, C. Mondelli, N. López, J. A. Stewart, D. Curulla Ferré, J. Pérez ⁃ Ramírez, Mechanism and microkinetics of methanol synthesis via CO2 hydrogenation on indium oxide, J. Catal., 2018, 361, 313 — 321.
A. Tsoukalou, P. M. Abdala, D. Stoian, X. Huang, M. G. Willinger, A. Fedorov, C. R. Muller, Structural Evolution and Dynamics of an In2O3 Catalyst for CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol: An Operando XAS-XRD and In Situ TEM Study, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141 (34), 13497 — 13505.
O. Martin, A. J. Martin, C. Mondelli, S. Mitchell, T. F. Segawa, R. Hauert, C. Drouilly, D. Curulla⁃Ferre, J. Perez⁃Ramirez, Indium Oxide as a Superior Catalyst for Methanol Synthesis by CO2 Hydrogenation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55 (21), 6261 — 6265.
K. Zhang, Y. Chen, T. Hu, X. Lv, A theoretical and computational study of methanol synthesis from CO2 hydrogenation on NiO-supported In2O3 (110) surfaces, Journal of Fuel Chemistry, 2021, 49, 1684 - 1692.
J. Wang, G. Li, Z. Li, C. Tang, Z. Feng, H. An, H. Liu, T. Liu, C. Li, A highly selective and stable ZnO-ZrO2 solid solution catalyst for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol, Sci. Adv., 2017, (3), e1701290.
Q. Zhang,L. Pastor-Pérez, S. Gu, T. Reina, Transition Metal Carbides (TMCs) Catalysts for GasPhase CO2 Upgrading Reactions:A Comprehensive Overview, Catalysts 2020, 10(9), 955.
X. Liu, C. Cao, P. Tian, M. Zhu, Y. Zhang, J. Xu, Y. Tian, Y.F. Han. Resolving CO2 activation andhydrogenation pathways over iron carbides from DFT investigation. J. CO2 Util. 2020, 38, 10 – 15.
L. Li, B. Yang, B. Gao, Y. Wang, L. Zhang, I. Tatsumi, W. Qi, L. Guo, CO2 hydrogenation selectivity shift over In-Co binary oxides catalysts: Catalytic mechanism and structure-property relationship. [J]. Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2022, 43 (03): 862 - 876.
H. Li, Study on the Performance of Photo/Thermal CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol and Hydrocarbons. [D]. Shaanxi: Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, 2021: 1 - 80.
Z. Shi, Q. Tian, D. Wu, Ternary copper-cerium-zirconium mixed metal oxide catalyst for direct CO2 hydrogenation to methanol, Materials Chemistry and Physics Volume 219, 1 November 2018, Pages 263-272.
T. Ke, The Study of In-Co-based Catalysts for CO2 Hytrogenation. [D]. Shanghai: Shanghai Institute of Technology, 2021: 1 - 76.
How to Cite
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.