Table 4

Total chemical reagents used for conventional and multi-step syntheses of MCM-41
Conventional approach Multi-cycle approach Amount of chemical saved (%)
    Total chemicals consumed
Na2SiO3 (g) 42.412 34.918 17.67
CTABr (g) 11.543 8.506 26.31
H2O (g) 159.832 92.513 42.12

The calculation is based on five synthesis batches or cycles.

Ng et al.

Ng et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:120   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-120

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