Adsorbent for removing sulfur compounds from fuel gases and removal method

  • US 20040057890A1
  • Filed: 05/05/2003
  • Published: 03/25/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/01/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of removing sulfur compounds comprising at least one member selected from the group consisting of thiophenes, sulfides and mercaptans from a fuel gas containing the sulfur compounds, comprising the steps of:

  • depositing silver in an amount of 13-21 wt % on a Na—

    Y zeolite having a SiO2/Al2O3 molar ratio of from 4.8-6.0 by ion exchange and passing the fuel gas through an absorbent comprising the silver-deposited zeolite to remove the sulfur compounds therefrom.

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