Preparation of a thin zeolitic membrane

Masahiko Matsukata, N. Nishiyama, K. Ueyama

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The synthesis method to obtain a tight and thin zeolitic membrane was investigated. It was found that the most important factor to prepare a zeolitic membrane in a compact form was the pH to prepare the parent aluminosilicate gel. The aluminosilicate gel was supported on a porous alumina plate and treated in the vapor of templating reagents. It was found that a thin layer of ferrierite was formed on the surface of the plate. The rates of permeation of H2, He, CH4, O2, N2and CO2through the ferrierite membrane were measured. Permeation results indicated that the ferrierite membrane is formed in a compact form.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1183-1190
Number of pages8
JournalStudies in Surface Science and Catalysis
Issue numberC
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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