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Title: Low temperature catalyst system for methanol production

Abstract

This patent discloses a catalyst and process useful at low temperatures (150/sup 0/C) and preferably in the range 80 to 120/sup 0/C used in the production of methanol from carbon monoxide and hydrogen. The catalyst components are used in slurry form and comprise (1) a complex reducing agent derived from the component structure NaH-ROH-M(OAc)/sub 2/ where M is selected from the group consisting of Ni, Pd, and Co and R is a lower alkyl group containing 1 to 6 carbon atoms and (2) a metal carbonyl of a group VI (Mo, Cr, W) metal. For the first component, Nic is preferred (where M = Ni and R = tertiary amyl). For the second component, Mo(CO)/sub 6/ is preferred. The mixture is subjected to a conditioning or activating step under temperature and pressure, similar to the parameters given above, to afford the active catalyst.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6259056
Application Number:
ON: TI85006405
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy EDB-85-031658
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
10 SYNTHETIC FUELS; METHANOL; SYNTHESIS; CARBON MONOXIDE; CATALYSTS; HYDROGEN; SLURRIES; ALCOHOLS; CARBON COMPOUNDS; CARBON OXIDES; CHALCOGENIDES; DISPERSIONS; ELEMENTS; HYDROXY COMPOUNDS; MIXTURES; NONMETALS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; SUSPENSIONS; 090221* - Alcohol Fuels- Chemical Synthesis- (1976-1989)

Citation Formats

Sapienza, R.S., Slegeir, W.A., and O'Hare, T.E. Low temperature catalyst system for methanol production. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Sapienza, R.S., Slegeir, W.A., & O'Hare, T.E. Low temperature catalyst system for methanol production. United States.
Sapienza, R.S., Slegeir, W.A., and O'Hare, T.E. Fri . "Low temperature catalyst system for methanol production". United States.
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abstractNote = {This patent discloses a catalyst and process useful at low temperatures (150/sup 0/C) and preferably in the range 80 to 120/sup 0/C used in the production of methanol from carbon monoxide and hydrogen. The catalyst components are used in slurry form and comprise (1) a complex reducing agent derived from the component structure NaH-ROH-M(OAc)/sub 2/ where M is selected from the group consisting of Ni, Pd, and Co and R is a lower alkyl group containing 1 to 6 carbon atoms and (2) a metal carbonyl of a group VI (Mo, Cr, W) metal. For the first component, Nic is preferred (where M = Ni and R = tertiary amyl). For the second component, Mo(CO)/sub 6/ is preferred. The mixture is subjected to a conditioning or activating step under temperature and pressure, similar to the parameters given above, to afford the active catalyst.},
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