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Title: Preparation of vinyl acetate

Abstract

This invention pertains to the preparation of vinyl acetate by contacting a mixture of hydrogen and ketene with a heterogeneous catalyst containing a transition metal to produce acetaldehyde, which is then reacted with ketene in the presence of an acid catalyst to produce vinyl acetate.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Air Products and Chemicals Inc
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
597081
Patent Number(s):
5731456
Application Number:
PAN: 8-766,248
Assignee:
Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, TN (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC22-95PC93052
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 24 Mar 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; ACETIC ACID ESTERS; CHEMICAL PREPARATION; HYDROGEN; KETENES; ACETALDEHYDE; CATALYSTS

Citation Formats

Tustin, G C, Zoeller, J R, and Depew, L S. Preparation of vinyl acetate. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Tustin, G C, Zoeller, J R, & Depew, L S. Preparation of vinyl acetate. United States.
Tustin, G C, Zoeller, J R, and Depew, L S. Tue . "Preparation of vinyl acetate". United States.
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abstractNote = {This invention pertains to the preparation of vinyl acetate by contacting a mixture of hydrogen and ketene with a heterogeneous catalyst containing a transition metal to produce acetaldehyde, which is then reacted with ketene in the presence of an acid catalyst to produce vinyl acetate.},
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