Research Laboratory of Nanoporous Materials, Faculty of Chemistry, Iran University of Science and Technology, Farjam Street, Narmak, P.O. Box 16846-13114, Tehran, Iran


In this study nano structured zeolite 13X as adsorbent for methane gas was used. Ni and Al ions were used to modify the pores of the zeolite and the methane gas adsorption capacity was measured at room temperature and pressure between 1 to 12 bars. The textural properties and structure order of the zeolite were studied by XRD and nitrogen adsorption-desorption analysis. Inductive coupled plasma (ICP) technique was used to determine the amounts of metals loaded on the zeolite.


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