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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 938696, 9 pages
Research Article

Reduction of Polymer Waste Pyrolysis Fractions over Pt/Al2O3 with Methanol Decomposition Hydrogen to Obtain Fuel-Grade Hydrocarbons

1Industrial Chemistry Research Institute, No. 8 Rydygiera Street, 01-793 Warsaw, Poland
2Faculty of Civil Engineering, Mechanics and Petrochemistry, Warsaw University of Technology, No. 17 Łukasiewicza Street, 09-400 Płock, Poland

Received 3 February 2014; Revised 12 May 2014; Accepted 19 May 2014; Published 11 June 2014

Academic Editor: M. Fernanda Carvalho

Copyright © 2014 Ewa Śmigiera et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The hydrogenation under atmospheric pressure of waste polymer pyrolysis fractions over 5% Pt/γ-Al2O3 with hydrogen from the catalytic decomposition of methanol over 5% CoO/SiO2 has been performed. A 97–100% C=C bond hydrogenation selectivity was achieved at 300°C. The obtained saturated C6–C20 and C20–C30 fractions can be applied as blending material for fuels and lubricants, respectively, or as hydrocarbon feed. The applied coupled catalytic system exhibited high efficiency at 300°C for at least 5 hours.