Table 6.

Surface area and porosity of the catalysts before and after the methane reforming*.

SampleSBET (m2 g−1)Smicro (m2 g−1)Smeso (m2 g−1)Vt (cm3 g−1)Dp (Å)
* at 700°C for 4 h
Ni/TS
    Fresh385313540.2627
    Used196221740.1633
Ni/TSIGE
    Fresh550604900.4432
    Used397483490.3434
Ni/TSBR30
    Fresh545544910.4231
    Used400503500.3737
Ni/TSBR56
    Fresh481504310.3932
    Used395443510.3738