Boron Or Compound Containing Same Patents (Class 502/202)
  • Patent number: 10010875
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for preparing a copper-zinc-based catalyst used in synthesis of methanol through CO2 hydrogenation, and ultrasonic waves are used for control over crystalline phase's composition of a catalyst precursor. Further related to is a catalyst prepared by such a method. An amount of aurichalcite in an active catalyst precursor can be improved through the method, and the specific surface area of the metal copper in a reduced state catalyst is high. The catalyst presents high activity and hydrothermal stability, and promotes high space time yield of methanol in the synthesis of methanol through CO2 hydrogenation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignees: CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION, RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF NANJING CHEMICAL INDUSTRY GROUP
    Inventors: Yang Yu, Aixiang Hao, Haibo Chen, Shixin Wei, Yusheng Yin, Tianming Xie, Jian He, Chunpeng Mao, Jiedong Tan
  • Patent number: 9789473
    Abstract: A process for the production of organic chemicals and fuels from lignin in the presence of a molybdenum or tungsten based catalyst, comprising mixing the lignin with the catalyst and a solvent in a sealed reactor, introducing an inert gas or hydrogen to the reactor to replace oxygen therein, and heating the sealed reactor to perform a depolymerization reaction at a reaction temperature of above 200° C. to obtain liquid products, which include aromatic compounds, esters, alcohols, monophenols and benzyl alcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: TIANJIN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yongdan Li, Rui Ma, Xiaolei Ma, Wenyue Hao
  • Patent number: 9505680
    Abstract: An apparatus and method are provided for processing hydrocarbon feeds. The method enhances the conversion of hydrocarbon feeds into ethylene. In particular, the present techniques expose feed containing hydrocarbons to high-severity operating conditions in a pyrolysis reactor and separate the reactor product from the reactor into a first product having hydrogen and a second product including ?90 mole percent of the acetylene in the reactor product. Then, the second product is reacted with a catalyst in a converter to form ethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Paul F. Keusenkothen, Frank Hershkowitz, Jason D. Davis
  • Publication number: 20150111723
    Abstract: A process for biomass catalytic cracking is disclosed herein. More specifically, the process is in presence of is a mixed metal oxide catalyst represented by the formula (X1O).(X2O)a.(X3YbO4) wherein X1, X2 and X3 are alkaline earth elements selected from the group of Mg, Ca, Be, Ba, and mixture thereof, and Y is a metal selected from the group of Al, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cr, Ga, B, La, P and mixture thereof, wherein the catalyst is formed by calcining at least one compound comprising at least one alkaline earth element and a metal element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Robert Bartek, Michael Brady, Dennis Stamires
  • Patent number: 8999882
    Abstract: A process for treating a carrier, or a precursor thereof, to at least partly remove impurities from the carrier, or the precursor thereof, comprising: contacting the carrier, or the precursor thereof, with a treatment solution comprising a salt in a concentration of at most 0.05 molar, wherein the salt comprises a cation and an anion, and wherein the cation is selected from ammonium, phosphonium, organic cations and combinations thereof, and wherein the anion is selected from organic anions, inorganic carboxylates, oxyanions of elements from Groups IIIA through VIIA of the Periodic Table of Elements, and combinations thereof; and separating at least part of the treatment solution from the carrier, or the precursor thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: John Robert Lockemeyer, Randall Clayton Yeates
  • Patent number: 8993471
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present invention is directed to a coating composition. The coating composition comprises photocatalytic particles and an alkali metal silicate binder comprising a boric acid, borate, or combination thereof. In another aspect, the present invention is directed to a coated article. The coated article has a photocatalytic coating with improved durability on its external surface that is formed from the aforesaid coating composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Feng Bai, Rachael A. T. Gould, Mark T. Anderson
  • Patent number: 8986836
    Abstract: Carbon microspheres are doped with boron to enhance the electrical and physical properties of the microspheres. The boron-doped carbon microspheres are formed by a CVD process in which a catalyst, carbon source and boron source are evaporated, heated and deposited onto an inert substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Ohio University
    Inventors: Anima B. Bose, Junbing Yang
  • Patent number: 8961819
    Abstract: Disclosed herein provide compositions and hydrogen release methods for a high-capacity complex hydrogen storage material. The hydrogen storage material is mainly composed of metal borohydride and NH3. The invention advantageously adopt ammonia, one cheap and easily supplied material with high hydrogen content (17.6 wt %), as one of the hydrogen source, offering a safe and efficient way to store hydrogen and release hydrogen. Furthermore, the hydrogen storage material can be further catalyzed by a transition metal catalyst to improve the dehydrogenation kinetics. With the addition of catalyst, 0.2-10 equiv. H2 could be evolved at ?100˜600° C., which might be applied on vehicles which are fueled by hybrid or fuel cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Ping Chen, Xueli Zheng, Hailiang Chu, Zhitao Xiong, Guotao Wu
  • Patent number: 8946345
    Abstract: Biodegradable compositions containing an aliphatic-aromatic copolyester derived from aromatic polyesters. Methods of making the compositions through an in situ phosphorus containing titanium based catalyst and articles made from the compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
    Inventors: Husnu Alp Alidedeoglu, Hareesh Shamroa Deshpande, Belinda Duckworth, Tukaram Gunale, Darshan Jayanna, Ganesh Kannan
  • Patent number: 8921631
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for selectively hydrogenating an alkyne to the corresponding alkene comprising a step of contacting a gaseous feed comprising hydrogen and 0.1 to 20 mass % of alkyne with a catalyst comprising at least one Group 10 element on a boron-modified support. The process shows high conversion and good selectivity, and can be stably operated also if the feed comprises more than 2 mass % of alkyne.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
    Inventors: Aggadin Kh. Mamedov, Saeed Mohammed Al-Wahabi
  • Publication number: 20140343306
    Abstract: A method for lowering the sodium content of different carriers which may have different physical properties as well as varying degrees of sodium is provided. The method, which lowers the sodium content from the surface, subsurface as well as the binding layer of the carrier, includes contacting a carrier with water. A rinse solution is recovered from the contacting. The rinse solution includes leached sodium from the carrier. The sodium content in the rinse solution is then determined. The contacting, recovering and determining are repeated until a steady state in the sodium content is achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: SCIENTIFIC DESIGN COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Nabil Rizkalla, Andrzej Rokicki
  • Publication number: 20140308177
    Abstract: A hydrogen separation membrane including: a metal layer including the at least one Group 5 element; and a transition metal catalyst layer on the metal layer, the transition metal catalyst layer including at least one transition metal and at least one of phosphorus (P) or boron (B).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keun woo Cho, Hyeon Cheol PARK, Kyoung-Seok MOON, Kwang Hee KIM, Jae-Ho LEE, Eun Seog CHO
  • Publication number: 20140274671
    Abstract: Metal oxide catalysts comprising various dopants are provided. The catalysts are useful as heterogenous catalysts in a variety of catalytic reactions, for example, the oxidative coupling of methane to C2 hydrocarbons such as ethane and ethylene. Related methods for use and manufacture of the same are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Siluria Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Wayne P. Schammel, Anja Rumplecker, Joel M. Cizeron, Erik C. Scher, Fabio R. Zurcher, Greg Nyce, Jarod McCormick, Marian Alcid, Joel Gamoras, Daniel Rosenberg, Erik-Jan Ras
  • Publication number: 20140221196
    Abstract: Silver based ethylene oxide catalysts having enhanced stability are disclosed. The enhanced stability silver based ethylene oxide catalysts include an alumina carrier which has been modified to include cavities on the surface of the carrier. The presence of the cavities on the surface of the modified carrier stops or at least impedes the motion of silver particles on the surface of the carrier during an epoxidation process. In particular, the cavities on the surface of the alumina carrier effectively trap and/or anchor silver particles and prevent them from further motion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: Scientific Design Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Wojciech Suchanek, Andrzej Rokicki
  • Publication number: 20140213438
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a high activity olefin polymerization catalyst comprising a boron-containing silica support and the preparation thereof. This invention is characterized in that the support is heat treated in combination with a chemical treatment using a boron compound. The boron compound used in the chemical treatment of this invention is boron halide, preferably boron trichloride. The catalyst of this invention has the weight of boron comparing with the support is 0.5 to 0.7% and has the weight of the boron relative to the catalyst of 0.1 to 0.5%. The catalyst of this invention has chemical compositions comprising:—Boron 0.1-0.5% wt;—Titanium 4-6% wt;—Magnesium 2-6% wt;—Chloride 15-25% wt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
    Inventors: Sutheerawat Samingprai, Onteera Yenjitrattanawalee, Chaya Chandavasu
  • Patent number: 8765628
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to the processing of hydrocarbon-containing feedstreams in the presence of an active catalyst component comprising a surface, and a metal oxide film coated on the surface of the active catalyst component. The catalysts and processes of the present invention can improve overall hydrogenation, product conversion, as well as improved resistance to catalytic deactivation due to sulfur and nitrogen compounds present in the hydrocarbon feedstreams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Chuansheng Bai, Adrienne J. Thornburg, Heather A. Elsen, William G. Borghard, Cody R. Cole
  • Patent number: 8765837
    Abstract: [Problems] To provide a chemical polymerization type curable composition which can achieve a very large strength of adhesion even without irradiated with light, and is used in the field of dental therapy. [Means for Solution] A dental curable composition comprising (A) a polymerizable monomer component containing an acidic group-containing polymerizable monomer, (B) water, and (C) a chemical polymerization initiator component comprising a radical-generating species and a reactive species that generates radicals upon reacting with the radical-generating species; wherein, the dental curable composition is stored being divided into a plurality of packages, and is polymerized and cured by mixing together the components contained in the packages; and wherein one package (I) among the packages contains the component (A) and the component (B), and, further, contains polyvalent metal ions in an amount of 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Tokuyama Dental Corporation
    Inventors: Kyoichi Fujinami, Ayumi Dodomi, Koji Matsushige, Kazuhiko Okishio
  • Publication number: 20140171298
    Abstract: A hydroprocessing co-catalyst composition may comprise in an embodiment a first component comprising co-catalyst particles and a liquid carrier, and a second component comprising a dispersant and a dispersant diluent. The co-catalyst particles may be in the micron size range, and the dispersant may promote dispersion of the co-catalyst particles in materials such as the liquid carrier, the dispersant diluent, and combinations thereof. Methods of introducing a hydroprocessing co-catalyst composition into a hydroprocessing system are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Inventors: Julie Chabot, Bo Kou, Alexander Kuperman
  • Publication number: 20140121433
    Abstract: Catalytic forms and formulations are provided. The catalytic forms and formulations are useful in a variety of catalytic reactions, for example, the oxidative coupling of methane. Related methods for use and manufacture of the same are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Inventors: Joel M. Cizeron, Fabio R. Zurcher, Jarod McCormick, Joel Gamoras, Roger Vogel, Joel David Vincent, Greg Nyce, Wayne P. Schammel, Erik C. Scher, Daniel Rosenberg, Erik-Jan Ras, Erik Freer
  • Patent number: 8685877
    Abstract: A catalyst particle for use in growth of elongated nanostructures, such as e.g. nanowires, is provided. The catalyst particle comprises a catalyst compound for catalyzing growth of an elongated nanostructure comprising a nanostructure material without substantially dissolving in the nanostructure material and at least one dopant element for doping the elongated nanostructure during growth by substantially completely dissolving in the nanostructure material. A method for forming an elongated nanostructure, e.g. nanowire, on a substrate using the catalyst particle is also provided. The method allows controlling dopant concentration in the elongated nanostructures, e.g. nanowires, and allows elongated nanostructures with a low dopant concentration of lower than 1017 atoms/cm3 to be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: IMEC
    Inventors: Francesca Iacopi, Philippe M. Vereecken
  • Patent number: 8658556
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method to polymerize olefins comprising contacting olefins with a catalyst system comprising a transition metal catalyst compound and: 1) at least two NCA activators represented by the formula: Zd+ (Ad-), where Z is a Bronsted acid or a reducible Lewis acid, Ad- is a boron containing NCA, d is 1, 2, or 3, and where Z is a Bronsted acid and Z is a reducible Lewis acid in the first and second NCA activators, respectively; or 2) at least two NCA activators, one as described in Formula I and one not as described in Formula I; or 3) two NCA activators as described in Formula I except that the N in the second NCA in the ArNHal is at a different position in the nitrogen containing aromatic ring than the N in the first NCA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventor: Ian C. Stewart
  • Patent number: 8642497
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of organic cation tetrakis(Faryl) borate salts. The process includes preparation of intermediate, mono-hydrazine substituted (Faryl) compound, from (Faryl) compound using hydrazine at temperatures below 78° C. A stoichiometric excess of hydrazine to the (Faryl) compound to the (Faryl) compound is used. The process further includes the preparation of the organic cation tetrakis(Faryl) borate in ethereal medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Albemarle Corporation
    Inventor: Bruce C. Berris
  • Patent number: 8637424
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to the processing of hydrocarbon-containing feedstreams in the presence of an interstitial metal hydride comprising a surface, with a metal oxide integrally synthesized and providing a coating on the surface of the interstitial metal hydride. The catalysts and processes of the present invention can improve overall hydrogenation, product conversion, as well as sulfur and nitrogen reduction in hydrocarbon feedstreams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventor: Heather A. Elsen
  • Patent number: 8633128
    Abstract: The invention describes a heteropolycompound constituted by a nickel salt of a lacunary Keggin type heteropolyanion comprising tungsten in its structure, with formula: Nix+y/2AW11-yO39-5/2y, zH2O wherein Ni is nickel, A is selected from phosphorus, silicon and boron, W is tungsten, O is oxygen, y=0 or 2, x=3.5 if A is phosphorus, x=4 if A is silicon, x=4.5 if A is boron, and x=m/2+2 for the rest, and z is a number in the range 0 to 36, in which said heteropolycompound has no nickel atom in substitution for a tungsten atom in its structure, said nickel atoms being placed in the counter-ion position in the structure of said compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: IFP Energies Nouvelles
    Inventors: Audrey Bonduelle, Fabrice Bertoncini, Karima Ben Tayeb, Carole Lamonier, Michel Fournier, Edmond Payen
  • Publication number: 20130288884
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst for producing chlorine by oxidation of hydrogen chloride and a method for preparing the same. The catalyst comprises a support and active ingredients that comprise 1-20 wt % of copper, 0.01-5 wt % of boron, 0.1-10 wt % of alkali metal element(s), 0.1-15 wt % of one or more rare earth elements, and 0-10 wt % of one or more elements selected from magnesium, calcium, barium, manganese, iron, nickel, cobalt, zinc, ruthenium or titanium based on the total weight of the catalyst. The catalyst is prepared by a two-step impregnation method. Comparing with the available catalysts of the same type, the catalyst according to the present invention has greatly improved conversion and stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicants: NINGBO WANHUA POLYURETHANES CO., LTD., WANHUA CHEMICAL GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guangquan Yi, Yinchuan Lou, Yi Wan, Xunkun Wu, Weiqi Hua, Jiansheng Ding
  • Patent number: 8551906
    Abstract: The invention relates to a titanate photocatalyst of formula (I): HmAx-mTiyOzDn (I) wherein: A is a cation selected from the group consisting of lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, caesium and francium; D is a dopant selected from the group consisting of boron, carbon, nitrogen, fluorine, sulphur, phosphorus and iodine; x is a value between 0 and 8; y is a value greater than 0 and less than or equal to 8; n is a value greater than 0 and less than or equal to 8; z is a value greater than 0 and less than or equal to 8; and m is a value between 0 and 8. The invention also relates to method of production and uses of the titanate photocatalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: The University of Queensland
    Inventors: Gao Qing Lu, Lianzhou Wang
  • Patent number: 8541337
    Abstract: A quaternary oxide includes a dopant metal, a dopant nonmetal, titanium, and oxygen. The atomic ratio of titanium, oxygen and dopant nonmetal may be 1:0.5-1.99:0.01-1.5. Quaternary oxides may be used in catalytic compositions, in coatings for disinfecting surfaces and in coatings for self-cleaning surfaces. A method of making a quaternary oxide includes combining ingredients including a titanium source, a dopant nonmetal source, a dopant metal salt, and a polar organic solvent to form a reaction mixture; and heating the reaction mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
    Inventors: Rong-Cai Xie, Jian-Ku Shang, Pinggui Wu
  • Publication number: 20130225877
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst composition having a support that contains tin. The catalyst is used for converting acetic acid to ethanol. The catalyst may also comprise one or more active metals and a support modifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: CELANESE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Heiko Weiner, Zhenhua Zhou, Radmila Jevtic, Victor J. Johnston
  • Publication number: 20130211148
    Abstract: Catalysts and methods for their manufacture and use for the synthesis of dimethyl ether from syngas are disclosed. The catalysts comprise ZnO, CuO, ZrO2, alumina and one or more of boron oxide, tantalum oxide, phosphorus oxide and niobium oxide. The catalysts may also comprise ceria. The catalysts described herein are able to synthesize dimethyl ether directly from synthesis gas, including synthesis gas that is rich in carbon monoxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventor: BASF Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130210616
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid combustion catalyst composition comprising an ionized metal compound, and more particularly, to a liquid combustion catalyst composition comprising an ionized metal compound, in which the ionic metal compound is added to fuel burning in a combustion engine to quickly achieve a chemical thermal equilibrium condition required for the combustion of fuel such as hydrocarbon fuel, fossil fuel and biomass, and to optimize the amount of air which contains oxygen required for the equilibrium condition in terms of chemical equivalence, thereby improving thermal efficiency and the efficiency of the combustion engine so that fuel consumption for a heat source can be reduced, and optimizing the combustion performed by the combustion device by controlling the generation of sludge, clinker and fouling which may be generated due to an inorganic substance so that a combustion rate per unit area and the productivity of the combustion device can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Inventors: Mi Hye Oh, Na Hyeon Ryu, Yeon Seok Ryu, Hwan Woo Ryu
  • Publication number: 20130210940
    Abstract: The invention relates to a catalytically active body for the synthesis of dimethyl ether from synthesis gas. In particular, the invention relates to an improved catalytically active body for the synthesis of dimethyl ether, whereby the components of the active body comprise a defined particle size distribution. Furthermore, the present invention concerns a method for the preparation of a catalytically active body, the use of the catalytically active body and a method for preparation of dimethyl ether from synthesis gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2013
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventor: BASF SE
  • Patent number: 8501664
    Abstract: A process for treating a carrier, or a precursor thereof, to at least partly remove impurities comprising contacting the carrier, or the precursor thereof, with a treatment solution comprising a salt; a process for preparing a catalyst; the catalyst; a process for preparing an olefin oxide by reacting an olefin with oxygen in the presence of the catalyst; and a process for preparing a 1,2-diol, a 1,2-diol ether or an alkanolamine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: John Robert Lockemeyer, Randall Clayton Yeates
  • Publication number: 20130168228
    Abstract: A photoactive material including nanoparticles of photoactive first and second constituents. The first and second constituents have respective conduction band energies, valence band energies and electronic band gap energies to enable photon-driven generation and separation of charge carriers in each of the first and second constituents by absorption of light in the solar spectrum. The first and second constituents are provided in an alternating layered arrangement of respective first and second layers or are mixed together in a single layer. The nanoparticles have diameters smaller than wavelengths of light in the solar spectrum, to provide optical transparency for absorption of light. The charge carriers, upon photoactivation, are able to participate in redox reactions occurring in the photoactive material. The photoactive material may enable redox reactions of carbon dioxide with at least one of hydrogen and water to produce a fuel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2011
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Inventors: Geoffrey A. Ozin, Engelbert Redel
  • Patent number: 8465714
    Abstract: Low temperature activity of a vanadium-free selective catalytic reduction catalyst is provided by a mixed metal oxide support containing oxides of titanium and zirconium, the support having a promoter deposited on the surface of the mixed metal oxide support, and further having an active catalyst component deposited over the promoter on the mixed metal oxide support surface. Suitable promoters include oxides of silicon, boron, aluminum, cerium, iron, chromium, cobalt, nickel, copper, tin, silver, niobium, lanthanum, titanium, and combinations thereof. Suitable active catalyst components include oxides of manganese, iron and cerium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Cristal USA Inc.
    Inventor: Steven M. Augustine
  • Patent number: 8414854
    Abstract: This invention relates to crystalline boehmitic aluminas the crystallites of which exhibit unusual dimensional differences in the space directions 020 and 120. This invention further relates to a method for preparing such aluminas and the follow-up products obtained therefrom by calcination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignee: Sasol Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Klaus Noweck, Jürgen Schimanski, Jens Juhl, Frank Michael Bohnen, Reiner Glöckler, Arnold Meyer
  • Publication number: 20130079458
    Abstract: Biodegradable compositions containing an aliphatic-aromatic copolyester derived from aromatic polyesters. Methods of making the compositions through an in situ phosphorus containing titanium based catalyst and articles made from the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Applicant: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Husnu Alp ALIDEDEOGLU, Hareesh Shamroa DESHPANDE, Belinda DUCKWORTH, Tukaram GUNALE, Darshan JAYANNA, Ganesh KANNAN
  • Publication number: 20130078548
    Abstract: An electrode catalyst for fuel cell, a method of preparing the electrode catalyst, a membrane electrode assembly including the electrode catalyst, and a fuel cell including the membrane electrode assembly. The electrode catalyst includes a crystalline catalyst particle incorporating a precious metal having oxygen reduction activity and a Group 13 element, where the Group 13 element is present in a unit lattice of the crystalline catalyst particle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2012
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Applicants: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD., SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kang-hee LEE, Chan-ho PAK, Dae-jong YOO, Seon-ah JIN
  • Publication number: 20130072735
    Abstract: The present invention relates to solid phosphoric acid (SPA) catalysts, processes for making the catalysts, and processes for conversion of hydrocarbons using the catalysts, such as oligomerization of propylene. In an exemplary embodiment, the catalyst comprises a calcined extrudate of phosphoric acid, diatomaceous earth, and niobic acid. Methods for converting hydrocarbons to olefins comprise contacting a hydrocarbon feedstock with the catalyst at hydrocarbon conversion conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Inventors: Wayne Turbeville, Greg Korynta
  • Patent number: 8394737
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method for preparing an activating support and its use to activate metallocene or post-metallocene catalyst component for use in the oligomerization and polymerization of ethylene and alpha-olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignees: Total Petrochemicals Research Feluy Seneffe, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
    Inventors: Abdelkrim El Kadib, Karine Molvinger, Daniel Brunel, Floran Prades, Sabine Sirol
  • Publication number: 20130023632
    Abstract: A catalyst system obtainable with a process comprising the following steps: i) contacting a Zirconium compound of formula (I) ZrX4??(I) wherein X, equal to or different from each other, is a halogen atom, a R, OR, SR, NR2 or PR2 group wherein R is a linear or branched, cyclic or acyclic, C1-C40-alkyl, C2-C40 alkenyl, C2-C40 alkynyl, C6-C40-aryl, C7-C40-alkylaryl or C7-C40-arylalkyl radical; or two X groups can be joined together to form a divalent R? group wherein R? is a C1-C20-alkylidene, C6-C20-arylidene, C7-C20-alkylarylidene, or C7-C20-arylalkylidene divalent radical optionally containing heteroatoms belonging to groups 13-17 of the Periodic Table of the Elements; with one or more boron compounds having Lewis acidity wherein the molar ratio between the boron compound and the compound of formula (I) ranges from 0.9 to 100; ii) adding the reaction mixture obtained in step i) to a support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2011
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Inventors: Sandor NAGY, Karen L. Neal-Hawkins
  • Publication number: 20130023404
    Abstract: Catalyst mixtures include at least one Catalytically Active Element and, as a separate constituent, one Helper Catalyst. The catalysts can be used to increase the rate, modify the selectivity or lower the overpotential of chemical reactions. These catalysts are useful for a variety of chemical reactions including, in particular, the electrochemical conversion of CO2. Chemical processes employing these catalysts produce CO, OH?, HCO?, H2CO, (HCO2)?, H2CO2, CH3OH, CH4, C2H4, CH3CH2OH, CH3COO?, CH3COOH, C2H6, O2, H2, (COOH)2, or (COO?)2. Devices using the catalysts include, for example, a CO2 sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2012
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: DIOXIDE MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventor: Dioxide Materials, Inc.
  • Patent number: 8357625
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a catalyst exhibiting excellent performance particularly in partial oxidation reaction. Another object is to provide a method for efficiently producing carboxylic acid or carboxylic anhydride through vapor-phase partial oxidation of an organic compound by use of an oxygen-containing gas in the presence of the catalyst. The catalyst contains (1) diamond; (2) at least one species selected from among Group 5 transition element oxides, collectively called oxide A; and (3) at least one species selected from among Group 4 transition element oxides, collectively called oxide B. The method for producing a carboxylic acid or a carboxylic anhydride includes subjecting an organic compound to vapor phase partial oxidation by use of an oxygen-containing gas in the presence of the catalyst, wherein the organic compound is an aromatic compound having one or more substituents in a molecule thereof, the substituents each including a carbon atom bonded to an aromatic ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Atsushi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20130018161
    Abstract: A catalyst for glycerin dehydration of the present invention comprises boron phosphate or a rare-earth metal phosphate, wherein a molar ratio P/B of phosphorus (P) to boron (B) or a molar ratio P/R of phosphorus (P) to a rare-earth metal (R) is more than 1.0 and 2.0 or less. An another catalyst for glycerin dehydration of the present invention comprises a combination of boron phosphate and a metal element or a combination of a rare-earth metal phosphate and a metal element other than a rare-earth metal, wherein a molar ratio M/(P+B) of a metal element (M) to phosphorus (P) and boron (B) or a molar ratio M/(P+R) of a metal element (M) to phosphorus (P) and a rare-earth metal (R) is more than 0.00005 and 0.5 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2011
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Inventors: Takayuki Ezawa, Masaki Okada, Yoshitaka Arita
  • Patent number: 8338324
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the covalent anchorage of non-coordinating anions on mineral supports to prepare activating supports for the polymerisation of ethylene and alpha-olefins and wherein the activating species is provided by a phosphonium-borate or phosphonium alane pair. The invention also discloses the concomitant covalent anchorage of zwitterionic systems containing both the non-coordinating anion and the counter cation parts of the activating supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignees: Total Petrochemicals Research Feluy, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
    Inventors: Abdelkrim El Kadib, Karine Molvinger, Daniel Brunel, Floran Prades, Sabine Sirol
  • Publication number: 20120296129
    Abstract: Aspects of the invention relate to hydrogenation catalysts, and hydrogenation processes using these catalysts, having particular characteristics, in terms of the amount and type of metal hydrogenation component (or catalytic constituent), as well as the support or substrate. The catalyst compositions, comprising both a noble metal and a lanthanide element on a substantially non-porous substrate, provide advantageous performance characteristics, including conversion, selectivity, and activity stability, as demanded in industrial hydrogenation and selective hydrogenation applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicant: UOP LLC
    Inventors: PAULA L. BOGDAN, VALERIA NEMETH, SIMON RUSSELL BARE
  • Patent number: 8288306
    Abstract: The present invention provides a preparation process of complex oxides catalyst containing Mo, Bi, Fe and Co, which comprising steps as following: dissolving precursor compounds of the components for catalyst and complexing agent in water to obtain a solution, and then drying, molding and calcining the solution to obtain catalyst. The catalyst is used for gas phase oxidation of light alkenes to unsaturated aldehydes. The catalyst has high activity, selectivity and stability. The reaction condition is mild. The preparation process of the catalyst is easy to operate and can be used for mass production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: Shanghai Huayi Acrylic Acid Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ge Luo, Xin Wen, Xiaoqi Zhao, Xuemei Li, Yan Zhuang, Jianxue Ma, Jingming Shao
  • Publication number: 20120201732
    Abstract: A catalyst for removal of NOx from exhaust gas, containing cerium oxide and titanium dioxide, wherein a first portion of the cerium oxide forms at least one agglomerate of cerium oxide crystallites interdispersed in the titanium dioxide, and a second portion of the cerium oxide forms at least one island on a surface of the titanium dioxide, a method for producing the catalyst, a process for selectively reducing NOx levels in an exhaust gas using the catalyst, and an SCR canister containing the catalyst therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Publication date: August 9, 2012
    Applicant: Millennium Inorganic Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Mark AUGUSTINE, David Monroe Chapman, Mark Barrett Watson
  • Patent number: 8236726
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a Ni-based catalyst useful in selective hydrogenation, comprising the following components supported on an alumina support: (a) 5.0 to 40.0 wt. % of metallic nickel or oxide(s) thereof; (b) 0.01 to 20.0 wt. % of at least one of molybdenum and tungsten, or oxide(s) thereof; (c) 0.01 to 10.0 wt. % of at least one rare earth element or oxide(s) thereof; (d) 0.01 to 2.0 wt. % of at least one metal from Group IA or Group IIA of the Periodic Table or oxide(s) thereof; (e) 0 to 15.0 wt. % of at least one selected from the group consisting of silicon, phosphorus, boron and fluorine, or oxide(s) thereof; and (f) 0 to 10.0 wt. % of at least one metal from Group IVB of the Periodic Table or oxide(s) thereof; with the percentages being based on the total weight of the catalyst. The catalyst is useful in the selective hydrogenation of a pyrolysis gasoline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology Sinopec
    Inventors: Zhongneng Liu, Zaiku Xie, Xiaoling Wu, Minbo Hou, Xinghua Jiang, Hongyuan Zong
  • Patent number: 8232227
    Abstract: A honeycomb structured body of the present invention is a honeycomb structured body in which plural pillar-shaped honeycomb units are bonded to one another through sealing material layers, each unit having in the longitudinal direction a large number of cells placed in parallel with a cell wall therebetween. Herein, a cross-sectional area of the honeycomb unit on a cross-section perpendicular to the length direction is at least about 5 cm2 and at most about 50 cm2, the honeycomb unit includes inorganic fibers and/or whiskers in addition to inorganic particles, and a Young's modulus of the honeycomb unit is at least about 50% and at most about 150% of a Young's modulus of the sealing material layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: Ibiden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazushige Ohno, Masafumi Kunieda, Kazutake Ogyu
  • Publication number: 20120178980
    Abstract: Methods for making and using a catalytic composition useful in the hydrocarbon conversion reactions. The catalytic composition is made from an alumina sol that is prepared by dispersing a hydrated alumina in an aqueous medium. The alumina sol is mixed with a boron-containing molecular sieve. Catalytic compositions prepared in this manner avoid the disadvantages of preparing alumina sols via the Heard process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2012
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: BP Corporation North America Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey Amelse