OD57 Ethylene Production from Sugarcane Derived Bio-ethanol

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 11:20 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 1 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Lin Luo, Duncan Coffey, Howard Clark and Domke Susan, Hydrocarbons and Energy R&D, The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, TX
The ethanol dehydration to ethylene (E2E) process received renewed interest recently because of its economic viability in certain geographic locations using bio-renewable feedstocks.  In this talk, we will discuss the areas in E2E process development with a focus on effect of feed impurities on catalyst performance and major factors affecting catalyst deactivation.


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