Adsorbent for removing sulfur compounds from fuel gases and removal method

  • US 6,875,410 B2
  • Filed: 05/05/2003
  • Issued: 04/05/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/01/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of removing sulfur compounds from a fuel gas comprising at least one sulfur compound selected from the group consisting of thiophenes, sulfides and mercaptans 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 adsorbent comprising the silver-deposited zeolite to remove the sulfur compounds therefrom.

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