Research:Notebook/3D Printing with MOF-5/2013/10/03

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MOF-5 Synthesis

  • Synthesize MOF-5 by using the protocol from FIX THIS (room temp. synthesis of metal-organic frameworks:MOF-5..... Tranchemontagne...)


  1. 5.0065 g of terephthalic acid and 8.5 mL of triethylamine dissolved in 400 mL of DMF
  2. 16.881 g of zinc acetate dissolved in 500 mL of DMF
  3. Once both fully dissolved, the zinc acetate was added to the organic solution
  4. Solution stirred for 2.5 hours