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Title: Integrated process of distillation with side reactors for synthesis of organic acid esters

Abstract

An integrated process and system for synthesis of organic-acid esters is provided. The method of synthesizing combines reaction and distillation where an organic acid and alcohol composition are passed through a distillation chamber having a plurality of zones. Side reactors are used for drawing off portions of the composition and then recycling them to the distillation column for further purification. Water is removed from a pre-reactor prior to insertion into the distillation column. An integrated heat integration system is contained within the distillation column for further purification and optimizing efficiency in the obtaining of the final product.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
E3TEC Service, LLC, Clarksville, MD (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1224891
Patent Number(s):
9,174,920
Application Number:
14/517,325
Assignee:
E3TEC Service, LLC CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0008290
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Oct 17
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Panchal, Chandrakant B, Prindle, John C, Kolah, Aspri, Miller, Dennis J, and Lira, Carl T. Integrated process of distillation with side reactors for synthesis of organic acid esters. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Panchal, Chandrakant B, Prindle, John C, Kolah, Aspri, Miller, Dennis J, & Lira, Carl T. Integrated process of distillation with side reactors for synthesis of organic acid esters. United States.
Panchal, Chandrakant B, Prindle, John C, Kolah, Aspri, Miller, Dennis J, and Lira, Carl T. Wed . "Integrated process of distillation with side reactors for synthesis of organic acid esters". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1224891.
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