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Title: Enhanced carbon monoxide utilization in methanation process

Abstract

Carbon monoxide - containing gas streams are passed over a catalyst to deposit a surface layer of active surface carbon thereon essentially without the formation of inactive coke. The active carbon is subsequently reacted with steam or hydrogen to form methane. Surprisingly, hydrogen and water vapor present in the feed gas do not adversely affect CO utilization significantly, and such hydrogen actually results in a significant increase in CO utilization.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Peekskill, NY)
  2. (Congers, NY)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
UNION CARBIDE CORP
OSTI Identifier:
864943
Patent Number(s):
US 4441893
Assignee:
Union Carbide Corporation (Danbury, CT) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-78CS40177
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
enhanced; carbon; monoxide; utilization; methanation; process; containing; gas; streams; passed; catalyst; deposit; surface; layer; active; thereon; essentially; formation; inactive; coke; subsequently; reacted; steam; hydrogen; form; methane; surprisingly; water; vapor; feed; adversely; affect; significantly; results; significant; increase; significant increase; water vapor; carbon monoxide; gas stream; gas streams; surface layer; active surface; containing gas; feed gas; surface carbon; adversely affect; thereon essentially; subsequently reacted; carbon thereon; inactive coke; active carbon; methanation process; form methane; /48/585/

Citation Formats

Elek, Louis F., and Frost, Albert C. Enhanced carbon monoxide utilization in methanation process. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Elek, Louis F., & Frost, Albert C. Enhanced carbon monoxide utilization in methanation process. United States.
Elek, Louis F., and Frost, Albert C. Sun . "Enhanced carbon monoxide utilization in methanation process". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864943.
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title = {Enhanced carbon monoxide utilization in methanation process},
author = {Elek, Louis F. and Frost, Albert C.},
abstractNote = {Carbon monoxide - containing gas streams are passed over a catalyst to deposit a surface layer of active surface carbon thereon essentially without the formation of inactive coke. The active carbon is subsequently reacted with steam or hydrogen to form methane. Surprisingly, hydrogen and water vapor present in the feed gas do not adversely affect CO utilization significantly, and such hydrogen actually results in a significant increase in CO utilization.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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