Novel catalysts effective for dehydrofluorination of CF3CH3 (HFC143a) into CF2CH2

Gong Liang Li, Tatsumi Ishihara, Hiroyasu Nishiguchi, Yoshihiko Moro-Oka, Yusaku Takita

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The catalytic dchydrofluorination of CF3CH3 into CF2CH2 was studied over various metal phosphates in a fixed-bed reactor. The Mg2P2O7 catalyst exhibited moderate activity, higher selectivity and greater stability. The active sites for CF2CH2 formation are weak acid sites of the catalysts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-508
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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