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Solventless Synthesis of Zeolites


  • R.E.M is a Royal Society Industry Fellow.


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No added solvent means no waste solvent or recycling costs. Understandably the chemical industry is interested in developing approaches to increase the product to solvent ratio in synthesis. In recent work various zeolites were prepared by grinding the dry materials and then heating to 180 °C, and this method could lead to significant savings in zeolite synthesis.

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