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Title: Process for hydrogenating coal and coal solvents

Abstract

A novel process is described for the hydrogenation of coal by the hydrogenation of a solvent for the coal in which the hydrogenation of the coal solvent is conducted in the presence of a solvent hydrogenation catalyst of increased activity, wherein the hydrogenation catalyst is produced by reacting ferric oxide with hydrogen sulfide at a temperature range of 260.degree. C. to 315.degree. C. in an inert atmosphere to produce an iron sulfide hydrogenation catalyst for the solvent. Optimally, the reaction temperature is 275.degree. C. Alternately, the reaction can be conducted in a hydrogen atmosphere at 350.degree. C.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Auburn, AL)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC
OSTI Identifier:
864497
Patent Number(s):
US 4374016
Assignee:
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Allentown, PA) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC22-79ET14806
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; hydrogenating; coal; solvents; novel; described; hydrogenation; solvent; conducted; presence; catalyst; increased; activity; produced; reacting; ferric; oxide; hydrogen; sulfide; temperature; range; 260; degree; 315; inert; atmosphere; produce; iron; optimally; reaction; 275; alternately; 350; hydrogenation catalyst; iron sulfide; temperature range; hydrogen sulfide; inert atmosphere; reaction temperature; hydrogen atmosphere; solvent hydrogenation; novel process; ferric oxide; coal solvent; increased activity; /208/

Citation Formats

Tarrer, Arthur R., and Shridharani, Ketan G. Process for hydrogenating coal and coal solvents. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Tarrer, Arthur R., & Shridharani, Ketan G. Process for hydrogenating coal and coal solvents. United States.
Tarrer, Arthur R., and Shridharani, Ketan G. Sat . "Process for hydrogenating coal and coal solvents". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864497.
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title = {Process for hydrogenating coal and coal solvents},
author = {Tarrer, Arthur R. and Shridharani, Ketan G.},
abstractNote = {A novel process is described for the hydrogenation of coal by the hydrogenation of a solvent for the coal in which the hydrogenation of the coal solvent is conducted in the presence of a solvent hydrogenation catalyst of increased activity, wherein the hydrogenation catalyst is produced by reacting ferric oxide with hydrogen sulfide at a temperature range of 260.degree. C. to 315.degree. C. in an inert atmosphere to produce an iron sulfide hydrogenation catalyst for the solvent. Optimally, the reaction temperature is 275.degree. C. Alternately, the reaction can be conducted in a hydrogen atmosphere at 350.degree. C.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1983},
month = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1983}
}

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