P-Mo-73 A Microfibrous Catalyst Composite for Polymer Hydrogenation

Monday, June 6, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Edward (Ted) M. Calverley1, Dennis Hucul1, Avani Patel1, Mike Oiken1 and Bruce J. Tatarchuk2, (1)Applied Catalysis and Materials, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, (2)Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Methods of operating fixed bed catalytic reactors with very small catalyst particles would have potential to improve the industrial-scale operation of catalytic processes.  This work shows that the CM3 technology from Auburn is a feasible way of employing fine catalyst particles in reactor configurations not normally considered for such catalysts.

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