Hydrogen will play a key role in decarbonization as it supports 60%
of the applications with greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

HYDROGEN PRODUCTION
Adsorbents, Membranes, and Catalysts

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Blue Hydrogen is derived from natural gas with CO2 capture and Green Hydrogen is produced by water electrolysis using renewable electricity.

  • Optimize adsorption / desorption cycle to increase productivity and reduce cost
  • Determine CO2 that can be adsorbed
  • Maximize activity and lifetime of the catalyst
  • Measure membrane pore size to optimize transport and reactivity

HYDROGEN STORAGE
Adsorbents, Catalysts

  • Develop materials with high H2 adsorption
  • Determine critical parameters to scale adsorbents
  • Understand efficiency and lifetime of catalysts
  • Maximize catalytic activity

HYDROGEN
APPLICATION

Catalysts

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  • Optimize pore size of fuel cell membranes
  • Use chemisorption to determine catalyst active area
  • Adsorb/Desorb cycle optimization to minimize costs
  • Study fuel cell efficiencies

Applications

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Steam Reforming

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Biomass

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Green Electroylsis

Applications

porous-material

Storage:
MOFs, Zeolites, Carbon

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Synthesis
CH3OH, NH3, HCOOH

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Hydrogenation
LOHC, Metal Hydrides

Applications

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Fuel Cells

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Ammonia,
Fertilizer, Fuel

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Chemical
Processes

OUR SOLUTIONS

Micromeritics offers the most comprehensive portfolio of high-performance instruments
to characterize the materials required to achieve a more sustainable future

INTERACTIONS OF H2 ON SUPPORTED Ni CATALYST

3flex chemisorption

3Flex CHEMISORPTION

Offers physisorption and static/dynamic chemisorption for characterizing catalysts and their supports

  • Understand multi-metal catalysts’ effects on activation and adsorption of active species
  • Select catalysts providing a higher turnover frequency
  • Investigate influence of heat of adsorption
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AutoChem

Utilizes dynamic techniques to characterize the materials active sites

  • Optimize adsorption and dissociation of H2/O2 on electrolysis electrodes
  • Understand if desorption occurs near reaction conditions
  • Measure and quantify acid or base sites to optimize reactivity and selectivity
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DECONVOLUTION CO2 DESORBED BY CaO/MgO

PRESSURE IMPACT ON REDUCTION TEMPERATURE
Cu-OXIDE CATALYST

ICCS

Provides in-situ characterization to understand the effect of reaction conditions on the catalyst

  • Understand changes in performance over extended periods
  • Determine deactivation mechanism to maximize the catalysts’ lifetime
  • Monitor changes in active sites, oxidative state, metal dispersion, and desorption behavior
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FR/MR REACTOR SYSTEMS

Benchtop reactor studies to understand and optimize catalyst performance

  • Understand reaction kinetics to optimize operating parameters and conversion
  • Measure selectivity, efficiency, and lifetime of catalysts
  • Study of reactions requiring a liquid/gas separator at pressure and temperature
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FR Flow Reactor Systems for Catalyst Evaluation

REDUCTION OF CO2 IN THE SABATIER REACTION

COMPLETE PORE SIZE DISTRIBUTION (PSD)
USING DUAL NLDFT FOR ACTIVATED CARBON

3Flex

High-performance adsorption analyzer for measuring surface area, pore size and volume

  • Understand adsorbent regeneration cost and best operating parameters
  • Optimize pore size to maximize uptake capacity of the adsorbent
  • Predict the selectivity of a gas mixture using Ideal Adsorption Solution Theory (IAST)
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HPVA

Precise characterization of adsorbent or membrane under process relevant conditions

  • Lifetime and cycling studies to choose best adsorbent technology
  • Measure kinetic performance of adsorbents
  • Understand humidity effects for CO2/N2 competitive adsorption
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CO2 BREAKTHROUGH CURVES SiAl LOADED WITH PEI

NaY ZEOLITE CUMULATIVE INTRUSION VS PORE SIZE

AutoPore

Mercury porosimetry analysis permits detailed porous material characterization

  • Characterize pore size to understand diffusion into adsorption sights
  • Study and optimize pore size distribution, total pore volume, percent porosity, particle size, and total surface area
  • Assure reproducible adsorbent manufacturing process
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HPVA


Static volumetric method to obtain high-pressure adsorption and desorption isotherms

  • Investigate the quantity of H2 or CO2 adsorbed
  • Increase productivity and reduce cost by optimizing the adsorption/ desorption cycle
  • Study candidate materials and CO2 storage sites
View Instrument Details
HPVA II High-Pressure Volumetric Analyzer

H2 ADSORPTION ON MICROPOROUS CARBON

CATALYSTS INSTRUMENTS

INTERACTIONS OF H2 ON SUPPORTED Ni CATALYST

3flex chemisorption

3Flex CHEMISORPTION

Offers physisorption and static/dynamic chemisorption for characterizing catalysts and their supports

  • Understand multi-metal catalysts’ effects on activation and adsorption of active species
  • Select catalysts providing a higher turnover frequency
  • Investigate influence of heat of adsorption
View Instrument Details

AutoChem

Utilizes dynamic techniques to characterize the materials active sites

  • Optimize adsorption and dissociation of H2/O2 on electrolysis electrodes
  • Understand if desorption occurs near reaction conditions
  • Measure and quantify acid or base sites to optimize reactivity and selectivity
View Instrument Details

DECONVOLUTION CO2 DESORBED BY CaO/MgO

PRESSURE IMPACT ON REDUCTION TEMPERATURE
Cu-OXIDE CATALYST

ICCS

Provides in-situ characterization to understand the effect of reaction conditions on the catalyst

  • Understand changes in performance over extended periods
  • Determine deactivation mechanism to maximize the catalysts’ lifetime
  • Monitor changes in active sites, oxidative state, metal dispersion, and desorption behavior
View Instrument Details

FR/MR REACTOR SYSTEMS

Benchtop reactor studies to understand and optimize catalyst performance

  • Understand reaction kinetics to optimize operating parameters and conversion
  • Measure selectivity, efficiency, and lifetime of catalysts
  • Study of reactions requiring a liquid/gas separator at pressure and temperature
View Instrument Details
FR Flow Reactor Systems for Catalyst Evaluation

REDUCTION OF CO2 IN THE SABATIER REACTION

ADSORBENTS AND MEMBRANES INSTRUMENTS

COMPLETE PORE SIZE DISTRIBUTION (PSD)
USING DUAL NLDFT FOR ACTIVATED CARBON

3Flex

High-performance adsorption analyzer for measuring surface area, pore size and volume

  • Understand adsorbent regeneration cost and best operating parameters
  • Optimize pore size to maximize uptake capacity of the adsorbent
  • Predict the selectivity of a gas mixture using Ideal Adsorption Solution Theory (IAST)
View Instrument Details

HPVA

Precise characterization of adsorbent or membrane under process relevant conditions

  • Lifetime and cycling studies to choose best adsorbent technology
  • Measure kinetic performance of adsorbents
  • Understand humidity effects for CO2/N2 competitive adsorption
View Instrument Details

CO2 BREAKTHROUGH CURVES SiAl LOADED WITH PEI

NaY ZEOLITE CUMULATIVE INTRUSION VS PORE SIZE

AutoPore

Mercury porosimetry analysis permits detailed porous material characterization

  • Characterize pore size to understand diffusion into adsorption sights
  • Study and optimize pore size distribution, total pore volume, percent porosity, particle size, and total surface area
  • Assure reproducible adsorbent manufacturing process
View Instrument Details

HPVA


Static volumetric method to obtain high-pressure adsorption and desorption isotherms

  • Investigate the quantity of H2 or CO2 adsorbed
  • Increase productivity and reduce cost by optimizing the adsorption/ desorption cycle
  • Study candidate materials and CO2 storage sites
View Instrument Details
HPVA II High-Pressure Volumetric Analyzer

H2 ADSORPTION ON MICROPOROUS CARBON

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