By M.K.H. Siddiqui
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The differential thermal behaviour of the clay is specific for a montmorillonite. The sample exhibits a rather intense endothermic reaction in the region of 850°-900°C in which the structure of the montmorillonite is lost. This is followed by an exothermic peak at 920°C due to some recombination reaction. The clay is an acidactivated product which is highly active; it would, therefore, be paradoxical to infer from the endothermic peak of slight intensity appearing at 765°C that it may contain carbonate impurities.
The reaction can be controlled to give an optimum amount of alumina to keep the structure intact, which maximizes the selective sorption capacity. 00 have shown that the area of the plane surface (not taking into account the edge area) of montmorillonite as calculated from geometrical consideration of its structure is 800 m2/g. In practice, much lower values for the areas of raw clays are obtained when nitrogen adsorption is used for measurement. This suggests that a part of the interlamellar space is not accessible to nitrogen molecules.
In order to obtain maximum efficiency, the viscosity of the oil to be treated is reduced, either by heating or by dilution to a point where it will penetrate the minute pores of the clay. The treating temperature Mechanism 55 is usually kept between 20° and 80°C and the viscous oils are diluted with naphtha. At the end of the cycle, the clay is washed with naphtha, steamed and burned in a rotary kiln to regenerate the adsorbent. The regenerated clay is re-used several times before it is finally discarded.