Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of Alkyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid Carbon-Based Acid Catalyst

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Based on starch and series of alkyl benzene sulfonic acid as the materials, a novel carbon-based solid acid catalyst is synthesized using hydrothermal method. This catalyst exhibits much higher catalytic activity in the reaction of esterification of Mono-fatty alcohol polyoxyethylene maleate esters with 1,4-butanediol. The structure of carbon-based solid acid catalyst was charactered by IR and XRD, characterizations showed that this catalyst exhibited high –SO3H loading. Reusability of the carbon-based solid acid catalyst for esterification showed that after recycling five times the activity remained unchanged.

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Luan, H. , Wu, Y. , Wu, W. , Chen, Q. , Zhang, H. , Liu, K. , Qu, G. and Ding, W. (2015) Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of Alkyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid Carbon-Based Acid Catalyst. Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology, 5, 93-101. doi: 10.4236/jsemat.2015.52011.

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