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Table 1 Product content of benzene alkylation with methanol over different catalysts

From: Study on the reaction strategy of directional alkylation fulfilled by controlling the adsorption pose of benzene and methanol in space with Ru/HZSM-5

Catalyst Benzene conversion/% Product selectivity/%
Toluene Xylene Ethylbenzene Trimethylbenzene Others
HZSM-5 47.6 76.3 18.1 1.3 2.1 2.2
Ru/HZSM-5 48.3 79.2 18.0 0 0.9 1.9
  1. Reaction conditions: catalyst = 0.5 g, T = 673 K, reaction time = 3 h, pressure = normal atmosphere, feed (B/M) ratio = 1:1, with a cofeed of N2