The static aging effect on the seedless synthesis of different ranges FAU-type zeolite Y at various factors


  • Sama M. Al-Jubouri Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq



Faujasite-type, static aging, seedless synthesis, zeolite, hydrothermal treatment


This work investigates generating of pure phase Faujasite-type zeolite Y at the ranges chosen for this study via a static aging step in the absence of seeds synthesis. Nano-sized crystals may result when LUDOX AS-40 is used as a silica source for gel composition of range 6 and the crystallization step may be conducted for a period of 4 to 19 hr at 100 ⁰C. Moreover, large-crystals with high crystallinity pure phase Y zeolite can be obtained at hereinabove conditions but when hydrous sodium metasilicate is used as a silica source. The other selected ranges also offer pure phase Y zeolite at the same controlled conditions.


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Al-Jubouri, S. M. (2019). The static aging effect on the seedless synthesis of different ranges FAU-type zeolite Y at various factors. Iraqi Journal of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, 20(4), 7–13.