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Title: Contact structure for use in catalytic distillation

Abstract

A method and apparatus are disclosed for conducting catalytic chemical reactions and fractionation of the reaction mixture, comprising and feeding reactants into a distillation column reactor contracting said reactant in a liquid phase with a fixed bed catalyst in the form of a contact catalyst structure, consisting of closed porous containers containing the catalyst for the reaction and a clip means to hold and support said containers, which are disposed above, i.e., on the distillation trays in the tower. The trays have weir means to provide a liquid level on the trays to substantially cover the containers. In other words, the trays function in their ordinary manner with the addition thereto of the catalyst. The reaction mixture is concurrently fractionated in the column. 7 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7258108
Patent Number(s):
4536373 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 6-543440
Assignee:
Chemical Research Licensing Co., South Houston, TX (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC07-80CS40454
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 19 Oct 1983
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; CHEMICAL REACTORS; CATALYST SUPPORTS; DESIGN; DISTILLATION EQUIPMENT; CATALYSTS; LIQUIDS; POROUS MATERIALS; EQUIPMENT; FLUIDS; MATERIALS; 320303* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Industrial & Agricultural Processes- Equipment & Processes

Citation Formats

Jones, Jr, E M. Contact structure for use in catalytic distillation. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Jones, Jr, E M. Contact structure for use in catalytic distillation. United States.
Jones, Jr, E M. Tue . "Contact structure for use in catalytic distillation". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method and apparatus are disclosed for conducting catalytic chemical reactions and fractionation of the reaction mixture, comprising and feeding reactants into a distillation column reactor contracting said reactant in a liquid phase with a fixed bed catalyst in the form of a contact catalyst structure, consisting of closed porous containers containing the catalyst for the reaction and a clip means to hold and support said containers, which are disposed above, i.e., on the distillation trays in the tower. The trays have weir means to provide a liquid level on the trays to substantially cover the containers. In other words, the trays function in their ordinary manner with the addition thereto of the catalyst. The reaction mixture is concurrently fractionated in the column. 7 figs.},
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