Of Group Iv (i.e., Ti, Zr, Hf, Ge, Sn Or Pb) Patents (Class 502/242)
  • Patent number: 10898855
    Abstract: Method and system for the removal of nitrogen oxides, from flue gas at low temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Haldor Topsoe A/S
    Inventor: Pär L. T. Gabrielsson
  • Patent number: 10807070
    Abstract: Provided is a silica titania composite aerogel particle including a base particle in which an element ratio Si/Ti of silicon to titanium is greater than 0 and equal to or lower than 6. A BET specific surface area of the silica titania composite particle is within a range of 200 m2/g to 1200 m2/g, and the silica titania composite particle has absorption at wavelengths of 450 nm and 750 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunobu Kashima, Hideaki Yoshikawa, Yasuo Kadokura, Takeshi Iwanaga, Shunsuke Nozaki, Sakae Takeuchi, Yuka Zenitani, Hiroyoshi Okuno
  • Patent number: 10596551
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a reforming catalyst composition comprising a spherical gamma AI2O3 support; at least one Group VB metal oxide sheet coated on to the AI2O3 support; and at least one active metal and at least one promoter metal impregnated on the AI2O3 coated support. The reforming catalyst composition of the present disclosure has improved activity, better selectivity for total aromatics during naphtha reforming and results in less coke formation. The reforming catalyst composition has improved catalyst performance with simultaneous modification of acidic sites as well as metallic sites through metal support interaction. The acid site cracking activity of the catalyst is inhibited because of the use of chloride free alumina support modified with solid acid such as Group VB metal oxide and impregnated with active metals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Reliance Industries Limited
    Inventors: Nagesh Sharma, Ajay Kumar, Veera Venkata Satya Bhaskara Sita Rama Murthy Katravulapalli, Anilkumar Mettu, Kalpana Gopalakrishnan, Raksh Vir Jasra
  • Patent number: 10562009
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing iron-doped ruthenium-carbon support catalysts and also their use for the selective liquid-phase hydrogenation of carbonyl compounds to the corresponding alcohols, in particular for the hydrogenation of citral to geraniol or nerol or of citronellal to citronellal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bernd Bastian Schaack, Helmut Wanisch, Barbara Wucher, Sabine Huber
  • Patent number: 10449519
    Abstract: Disclosed is a visible light-activated photocatalytic coating composition comprising a visible light active photocatalytic material and an aqueous solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: LG HAUSYS, LTD.
    Inventors: Joo-Hwan Seo, Dong-Il Lee, Seong-Moon Jung, Ha-Na Kim, Hye-Youn Jang
  • Patent number: 10213766
    Abstract: A method comprising a) drying a support material comprising silica at temperature in the range of from about 150° C. to about 220° C. to form a dried support; b) contacting the dried support with methanol to form a slurried support; c) subsequent to b), cooling the slurried support to a temperature of less than about 60° C. to form a cooled slurried support; d) subsequent to c), contacting the cooled slurried support with a titanium alkoxide to form a titanated support; and e) thermally treating the titanated support by heating to a temperature of equal to or greater than about 150° C. for a time period of from about 5 hours to about 30 hours to remove the methanol and yield a dried titanated support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Jeremy M. Praetorius, Eric D. Schwerdtfeger, Max P. McDaniel, Ted H. Cymbaluk, Connor D. Boxell, Alan L. Solenberger, Kathy S. Clear
  • Patent number: 10183277
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are lightweight and settable photocatalytic compositions and solid composites; methods of preparing the compositions and solid composites; and their use in water purification. The compositions are comprised of photocatalysts such as titanium dioxide (TiO2) and zinc oxide (ZnO), lightweight glass bubbles, and a hydraulic cementing binder. The lightweight and settable photocatalytic compositions can be formed into lightweight photocatalytic solid composites and/or structures by mixing with water and moist curing. Disclosed herein are relatively simple, fast, and cost effective methodologies to photodope the TiO2—ZnO compositions and composites with silver (Ag), to enhance and extend the photocatalytic activity from the ultraviolet into the visible light spectrum. The lightweight and settable TiO2—ZnO and Ag—TiO2—ZnO compositions are used in making solids, structures, coatings, and continuous or semi-continuous water purification panels for purifying contaminated water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Inventor: Deepika Saraswathy Kurup
  • Patent number: 10125031
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of disinfecting a fluid comprising at least one live microbial organism. The method includes contacting the fluid comprising the at least one microbial organism with an effective amount of a photo-catalyst while exposing the fluid and the photo-catalyst to light from at least one light source with a wavelength of about 300-550 nm to reduce the number of the at least one live microbial organism to a predetermined level. The photo-catalyst comprises tungsten trioxide nanoparticles doped with palladium nanoparticles, and the palladium nanoparticles are present in an amount of about 0.1-5% of the total weight of the tungsten trioxide nanoparticles and the palladium nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
    Inventors: Muhammad Ashraf Gondal, Mohamed A. Dastageer, Amjad B. Khalil, Rashid Gulam Siddique, Umair Baig
  • Patent number: 9868112
    Abstract: A Fischer-Tropsch synthesis catalyst containing 10 to 30% by mass, as a metal atom, of metallic cobalt and/or cobalt oxide, based on the mass of the catalyst, supported on a carrier containing silica, in which the carrier has an average pore diameter of 8 to 25 nm and the metallic cobalt and/or cobalt oxide has an average crystallite diameter of not less than the average pore diameter of the carrier and less than 35 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Ono, Yoshiyuki Nagayasu, Kazuaki Hayasaka
  • Patent number: 9833773
    Abstract: A catalyst according to the present invention exhibits a catalytic action to a methanol decomposition reaction or a hydrocarbon steam-reforming reaction in a short time. The present invention provides a catalyst for producing hydrogen gas, using an Ni3Si-based intermetallic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: OSAKA PREFECTURE UNIVERSITY PUBLIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Kaneno, Takayuki Takasugi
  • Patent number: 9827554
    Abstract: A process for producing a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis catalyst according to the present invention comprises a step of calcining a carrier precursor containing silica calcined at a temperature T1 and a zirconium compound at a temperature T2 to obtain a carrier; and a step of calcining a catalyst precursor containing the carrier and a cobalt compound and/or a ruthenium compound at a temperature T3, wherein the content of the zirconium compound in the carrier precursor is 0.01 to 7% by mass in terms of zirconium oxide based on the total mass of the catalyst, and T1, T2, and T3 satisfy conditions represented by expressions (1) to (3): T1?T3??(1) 250° C.?T2?450° C.??(2) 250° C.?T3?450° C.??(3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Nagayasu, Kazuaki Hayasaka, Eri Kosaka, Koshi Takahama
  • Patent number: 9808792
    Abstract: The present invention provides a catalyst for producing a hydrocarbon from a syngas, including one of a cobalt metal and a combination of a cobalt metal and cobalt oxides; zirconium oxides; and a noble metal; supported by a catalyst support mainly composed of silica, wherein a content of impurities in the catalyst is less than or equal to 0.15 mass %; a producing method and regenerating method thereof; and a producing method of the hydrocarbon by using the catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Fujimoto, Noriyuki Yamane
  • Patent number: 9776180
    Abstract: Provided are: a hydrotreating catalyst for hydrocarbon oil having a hydrodesulfurization activity additionally improved by: simultaneously and continuously adding an aqueous solution of an acidic compound containing titanium and an aqueous solution containing an alkaline compound to a hydrosol containing an alumina hydrate particle at a temperature of 10 to 100° C. and a pH of 4.5 to 6.5; washing the resultant to remove a contaminating ion; forming the washed product after dehydration so as to have a moisture content at which it is formable; drying the resultant; impregnating the dried product with a catalytic component aqueous solution containing at least one kind of periodic table group 6 metal compound, at least one kind of periodic table group 8-10 metal compound, at least one kind of phosphorus compound, and at least one kind of saccharide; and drying the resultant; a manufacturing method for the catalyst; and a hydrodesulfurization treatment method for hydrocarbon oil using the catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: CHIYODA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Inoue, Yukitaka Wada, Akihiro Mutou, Takeo Ono
  • Patent number: 9776928
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a carbon-based particle/copper composite material in which carbon-based particles such as graphite and copper are mixed, the method including mixing a solution of a polymer organic compound having a main chain of carbon and a copper precursor in a solvent, with a dispersion solution of carbon-based particles in a first dispersion medium to produce a mixture, adding a first reducing agent to the mixture to form composite particles in which copper (I) oxide particles are attached to the surface of the carbon-based particles, and sintering the composite particles under a non-oxidizing atmosphere. According to the preparing method, a composition material is obtained, in which carbon-based particles and copper are well mixed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-Ram Lee, Sang-Ho Kim, Jong-Wuk Park
  • Patent number: 9555397
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a shell catalyst that is suitable for producing vinyl acetate monomer (VAM). The present invention also relates to a shell catalyst that can be obtained by the method according to the invention as well as the use of the shell catalyst according to the invention for producing VAM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: CLARIANT PRODUKTE (DEUTSCHLAND) GMBH
    Inventors: Alfred Hagemeyer, Carolin Fischer, Gerhard Mestl, Peter Scheck, Roman Bobka
  • Patent number: 9539567
    Abstract: A method of preparing a modified catalyst support comprises contacting a catalyst support material with a modifying component precursor in an impregnating liquid medium. The impregnating liquid medium comprises a mixture of water and an organic liquid solvent for the modifying component precursor. The mixture contains less than 17% by volume water based on the total volume of the impregnating liquid medium. The modifying component precursor comprises a compound of a modifying component selected from the group consisting of Si, Zr, Co, Ti, Cu, Zn, Mn, Ba, Ni, Al, Fe, V, Hf, Th, Ce, Ta, W, La and mixtures of two or more thereof. A modifying component containing catalyst support material is thus obtained. Optionally, the modifying component containing catalyst support material is calcined at a temperature above 100° C. to obtain a modified catalyst support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: SASOL TECHNOLOGY (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED
    Inventors: Jacobus Lucas Visagie, Tanja Allers, Frederik Marie Paul Rafael Van Laar, Frederik Borninkhof, Jana Heloise Taljaard, Rita Meyer
  • Patent number: 9458387
    Abstract: A Fischer-Tropsch synthesis reaction catalyst includes a catalyst support containing a silica and zirconium oxide in an amount of 0.5 to 14% by mass based on the mass of the catalyst support, and cobalt metal and a cobalt oxide supported on the catalyst support in an amount equivalent to 10 to 40% by mass of tricobalt tetroxide based on the mass of the catalyst, wherein the degree of reduction of the cobalt atoms is within a range from 75 to 93%, and the amount of hydrogen gas adsorption per unit mass of the catalyst at 100° C. is within a range from 0.40 to 1.0 ml/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignees: Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, INPEX CORPORATION, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd., COSMO OIL CO., LTD., NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Nagayasu, Hideki Ono, Kazuaki Hayasaka, Mayumi Yokoi
  • Patent number: 9437876
    Abstract: Provided is a production method of an electrode catalyst that can reduce the content of chlorine species reliably and sufficiently through a simple operation, even when using an electrode catalyst precursor containing a high concentration of chlorine (Cl) species as a raw material of the electrode catalyst. The production method of the electrode catalyst has a core-shell structure including a core part formed on a support and a shell part formed to cover at least a part of a surface of the core part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: N.E. CHEMCAT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoko Nakamura, Kiyotaka Nagamori, Tomoteru Mizusaki, Takuya Tsubaki
  • Patent number: 9327272
    Abstract: A method for producing a composite material which contains a support material and an ionic liquid, as well as a composite material and its use as synthetic catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Normen Szesni, Melanie Kaiser, Richard Fischer, Hans-Jörg Wölk
  • Patent number: 9321933
    Abstract: There is provided a coating composition that can form a coating film excellent in both weather fastness and hydrophilifiability. The coating composition includes: a Si-containing resin; photocatalyst particles; and an aqueous medium, the Si-containing resin and the photocatalyst particles being dispersed in the aqueous medium, wherein the Si-containing resin includes a polysiloxane segment, preferably exhibits at least one spectral peak at a position of 120° C. or more to 180° C. or less in a curve of loss tangent (tan ?) against temperature as measured at a frequency of 1 Hz with a solid viscoelasticity measuring apparatus based on JIS K 7244-4, and has a particle diameter that is not more than 1/15 of the particle diameter of the photocatalyst particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignees: Toto Ltd., Toto Okitsumo Coatings Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Terasaki, Yuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 9309166
    Abstract: A method of preparing a modified catalyst support comprises contacting a catalyst support material with a modifying component precursor in an impregnating liquid medium. The impregnating liquid medium comprises a mixture of water and an organic liquid solvent for the modifying component precursor. The mixture contains less than 17% by volume water based on the total volume of the impregnating liquid medium. The modifying component precursor comprises a compound of a modifying component selected from the group consisting of Si, Zr, Co, Ti, Cu, Zn, Mn, Ba, Ni, Al, Fe, V, Hf, Th, Ce, Ta, W, La and mixtures of two or more thereof. A modifying component containing catalyst support material is thus obtained. Optionally, the modifying component containing catalyst support material is calcined at a temperature above 100° C. to obtain a modified catalyst support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: SASOL TECHNOLOGY (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED
    Inventors: Jacobus Lucas Visagie, Tanja Allers, Frederik Marie Paul Rafael Van Laar, Frederik Borninkhof, Jana Heloise Taljaard, Rita Meyer
  • Patent number: 9233358
    Abstract: A process has been developed for preparing a Fischer-Tropsch catalyst precursor and a Fischer-Tropsch catalyst made from the precursor. The process includes contacting a gamma alumina catalyst support material with a first solution containing a vanadium compound, to obtain a modified catalyst support material. The modified catalyst support material is calcined at a temperature of at least 500° C. The calcined modified catalyst support has a pore volume of at least 0.35 cc/g. The modified catalyst support is less soluble in acid solutions than an equivalent unmodified catalyst support. The modified catalyst support loses no more than 15% of its pore volume when exposed to water vapor. The modified catalyst support is contacted with a second solution which includes a precursor compound of an active cobalt catalyst component to obtain a catalyst precursor. The catalyst precursor is reduced to activate the catalyst precursor to obtain the Fischer-Tropsch catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
    Inventor: Kandaswamy Jothimurugesan
  • Patent number: 9222230
    Abstract: A highway marking paint formed from a waterborne latex paint and porous silica having a pore volume in the range of 0.3 cc/g to 3.0 cc/g. The silica enables the paint to achieve sufficient viscosity to permit the application of a highway marking of at least 40 mil and preferably at least 120 mil. The highway marking paint can also include retroreflective glass beads. Optionally, the highway marking paint further includes an acrylic polymer emulsion. The porous silica can be mixed with an ion exchange resin to control the drying properties of the paint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: POTTERS INDUSTRIES, LLC
    Inventors: Suruliappa Jeganathan, Chris Davies, Kevin Goforth
  • Patent number: 9205378
    Abstract: Disclosure relates to a slip catalyst for reducing NO2 content in an exhaust train of an internal combustion engine flowed through by an exhaust gas flow, which has an oxidizing catalyst for the formation of NO2 and a particulate filter arranged downstream for binding carbon black particles and simultaneous and/or subsequent reaction of the same with NO2 formed on the oxidizing catalyst, having a substrate that is provided with a coating, which coating reduces a proportion of NO2 in the exhaust gas flow flowing through. The coating has at least two elements from the group of rare-earth metals, which are present in the coating in the form of a salt or an oxide or in an elementary form and in a concentration of more than 300.0 g/m3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Inventor: Bernhard Kahlert
  • Patent number: 9192165
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing CO2 for attracting bloodsucking arthropods (2). In this method, at least one liquid or solid organic substance (11) is reacted in an oxidation process in a targeted manner, one portion completely and another partially, thus forming, in addition to CO2, H2O and heat, at least one further partial oxidation product (P). The invention further relates to a device (1a, 1b) for generating CO2, said device (1a, 1b) comprising a storage means (10) for at least one liquid or solid organic substance (11) and an evaporation module (14) for the liquid or solid organic substance (11). The device (1a, 1b) comprises a reactor module (16) for the controlled oxidation and partial oxidation of the at least one liquid or solid organic substance (11); a control unit (80); and means (13, 18, 21, 22, 26) for regulating the oxidation and partial oxidation process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Biogents Ag
    Inventors: Andreas Rose, Angela Koeckritz, Michael Kant, Reinhard Eckelt, Dang-Lanh Hoang, Johannes Kant
  • Patent number: 9133040
    Abstract: A method of preparing one-dimensional trimanganese tetroxide (Mn3O4) nanoparticles from an exfoliated two-dimensional manganese dioxide (MnO2) nanosheet using a solid-state decomposition method, and Mn3O4 nanoparticles prepared according to the method are provided. The Mn3O4 nanoparticles can be prepared at a very low temperature without using an organic solvent or a chemical additive, compared to conventional synthesis methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: Dongguk University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Hyun Jung, Na-ra Lee
  • Patent number: 9089838
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst for preparation of chlorine by catalytic gas phase oxidation of hydrogen chloride with oxygen, in which the catalyst comprises calcined tin dioxide as a support and at least one halogen-containing ruthenium compound, and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH
    Inventors: Aurel Wolf, Leslaw Mleczko, Oliver Felix-Karl Schlüter
  • Publication number: 20150111725
    Abstract: Novel photocatalytic devices are disclosed, that utilize ultrathin titania based photocatalytic materials formed on optical elements with high transmissivity, high reflectivity or scattering characteristics, or on high surface area or high porosity open cell materials. The disclosure includes methods to fabricate such devices, including MOCVD and ALD. The disclosure also includes photocatalytic systems that are either standalone or combined with general illumination (lighting) utility, and which may incorporate passive fluid exchange, user configurable photocatalytic optical elements, photocatalytic illumination achieved either by the general illumination light source, dedicated blue or UV light sources, or combinations thereof, and operating methodologies for combined photocatalytic and lighting systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Peter C. Van Buskirk, Jeffrey F. Roeder
  • Patent number: 9012352
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis which has excellent heat transfer capability. This catalyst contains (1) central core particle or particles made of a heat transfer material (HTM) selected from the group consisting of a metal, a metal oxide, a ceramic, and a mixture thereof; and (2) outer particle layer which surrounds the central core particles and is attached to the surfaces of the central core particles by a binder material layer. The outer particle layer has a support and catalyst particles in a powder form containing metal particles disposed on the support. The catalyst having such a dual particle structure shows excellent heat transfer capability and, thus, exhibits high selectivity to a target hydrocarbon. Therefore, the catalyst of the present invention is useful in a fixed-bed reactor for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis for producing hydrocarbons from synthetic gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology
    Inventors: Kyoung Su Ha, Joo Young Cheon, Yun Jo Lee, Seung-Chan Baek, Geun Jae Kwak, Seon Ju Park, Ki Won Jun
  • Publication number: 20150099090
    Abstract: The invention pertains to the field of technical textiles, and more particularly to the field of textiles used as a carrier, in particular as a carrier for active compounds or compounds to be activated. The invention thus relates to a glass, quartz, or metal pile fabric, as well as to a catalytic fabric. The invention also relates to a method for manufacturing said fabric.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Jean-Michel Faurie, Didier Chavanon, Gérard Compigne, Emmanuel Periat
  • Publication number: 20150093686
    Abstract: A method of preparing catalytic materials comprising depositing platinum or non-platinum group metals, or alloys thereof on a porous oxide support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicant: STC.UNM
    Inventors: Alexey Serov, Ulises A Martinez, Plamen B Atanassov
  • Publication number: 20150065762
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for producing bio-oil that include providing a catalyst that includes red mud in a catalyst bed in a fluid state, the catalyst being maintained at a temperature suitable for pyrolysis; providing a flow of a non-reactive fluid into the catalyst bed; entraining a biomass that includes olive mill waste in the flow of non-reactive fluid, so that the biomass is delivered to the catalyst bed; pyrolyzing the biomass; collecting gases and vapors that result from pyrolysis; and condensing the gases and vapors into bio-oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Foster Agblevor, Kamel Halouani
  • Publication number: 20150045211
    Abstract: Provided are methods of making dehydrogenation catalyst supports containing bayerite and silica. Silica-stabilized alumina powder, prepared by spray drying of bayerite powder, precipitating silica in a bayerite slurry with an acid, or impregnation or co-extrusion of bayerite with sodium silicate solution was found to be a superior catalyst support precursor. Catalysts prepared with these silica containing support materials have higher hydrothermal stability than current CATOFIN® catalysts. Also provided is a dehydrogenation catalyst comprising Cr2O3, an alkali metal oxide, SiO2 and Al2O3, and methods of using said catalyst to make an olefin and/or dehydrogenate a dehydrogenatable hydrocarbon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Wolfgang Ruettinger, Richard Jacubinas
  • Patent number: 8951931
    Abstract: The noble metal fine particle supported catalyst of the present invention includes a substrate, and a porous membrane formed on the substrate. The porous membrane contains support particles, noble metal fine particles, and an inorganic binder. In the porous membrane, the noble metal fine particles are supported on surfaces of the support particles, and the support particles form secondary particles each having a porous structure. The porous membrane is formed by binding, with the inorganic binder, the secondary particles formed of the support particles so that a gap is present at least partly between the secondary particles adjacent to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Ryohei Ogawa, Kiyoshi Miyashita
  • Publication number: 20150034150
    Abstract: The invention provides a process for producing a mesoporous single crystal of a semiconductor, wherein the shortest external dimension of said single crystal, measured along any of the crystallographic principal axes of said single crystal, is x, wherein x is equal to or greater than 50 nm, which process comprises growing a single crystal of a semiconductor within a mesoporous template material until said shortest external dimension of the single crystal is equal to or greater than x. Further provided is a mesoporous single crystal obtainable by the process of the invention. The invention also provides a mesoporous single crystal of a semiconductor, wherein the shortest external dimension of said single crystal measured along any of the principal axes of said single crystal is equal to or greater than 50 nm. Further provided is a composition comprising a plurality of mesoporous single crystals of the invention. The invention also provides a semiconducting layer of a mesoporous single crystal of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Henry James Snaith, Edward James Crossland
  • Publication number: 20150038324
    Abstract: Catalyst support materials, catalysts, methods of making such and uses thereof are described. Methods of making catalyst support material include combining anatase titania slurry with i) a low molecular weight form of silica; and ii) a source of Mo to form a TiO2—MoO3—SiO2 mixture. Catalyst support material include from about 86% to about 94% weight anatase titanium dioxide; from about 0.1% to about 10% weight MoO3; and from about 0.1% to about 10% weight SiO2. Low molecular weight forms of silica include forms of silica having a volume weighted median size of less than 4 nm and average molecular weight of less than 44,000, either individually or in a combination of two or more thereof. Catalyst include such catalyst support material with from about 0.1 to about 3% weight of V2O5 and optionally from about 0.01% to about 2.5% weight P.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Steve M. Augustine, David M. Chapman, Dennis F. Clark
  • Publication number: 20150031526
    Abstract: A catalyst article for treating an emission gas is provided comprising (a) an oxidation catalyst comprising at least one noble metal on a WO3—TiO2 support, wherein the support contains about 1 to about 20 weight percent WO3 based on the combined weight of the WO3 and TiO2; and (b) a substrate, wherein the first and second catalyst layers are on and/or within the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: David Micallef, Alex Parsons
  • Publication number: 20150024928
    Abstract: Acetic acid is hydrogenation in the presence of a catalyst comprising one or more active metals on a silica support, wherein the catalyst has a radial crush strength of at least 4 N/mm. The one or more active metals may include cobalt, copper, gold, iron, nickel, palladium, platinum, iridium, osmium, rhenium, rhodium, ruthenium, tin, zinc, lanthanum, cerium, manganese, chromium, vanadium, molybdenum and mixtures thereof. Radial crush strength may be improved by steam treating the catalyst support prior to the loading of the one or more active metals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Zhenhua Zhou, Emily Duff, Dheeraj Kumar, Heiko Weiner
  • Publication number: 20150024289
    Abstract: The invention provides a unique catalyst system without the need for carbon. Metal nanoparticles were grown onto conductive, two-dimensional material of TiSi2 nanonet by atomic layer deposition. The growth exhibited a unique selectivity with the elemental metal deposited only on defined surfaces of the nanonets in nanoscale without mask or patterning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Dunwei Wang, Jin Xie, Xiaogang Yang, Xiahui Yao
  • Publication number: 20150024927
    Abstract: A hydrogenation catalyst and process using the catalyst for converting a mixture comprising acetic acid and ethyl acetate to ethanol at a first temperature, and the catalyst desorbs ethyl acetate, in the absence of hydrogen, at a second temperature that is greater than the first temperature. The catalyst has a suitable chemisorption of ethyl acetate at the first temperature in the absence of hydrogen. In one embodiment, the first temperature ranges from 125° C. to 350° C. and the second temperature ranges from 300° C. to 600° C. The catalyst comprises one or more active metals or oxide thereof on a support that comprises tungsten or an oxide thereof. The one or more active metals are selected from the group consisting of cobalt, copper, gold, iron, nickel, palladium, platinum, iridium, osmium, rhenium, rhodium, ruthenium, tin, zinc, lanthanum, cerium, manganese, chromium, vanadium, and molybdenum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Zhenhua Zhou, Heiko Weiner, Dheeraj Kumar, Xiaoyan Tu, Victor J. Johnston, Radmila Wollrab
  • Publication number: 20150017083
    Abstract: A catalyst coating for use in a hydrolysis catalyst (H-catalyst) for the reduction of nitrogen oxides, a manufacturing method for such a coating, a catalyst structure and its use are described. The H-catalyst includes alkaline compounds, which are capable of adsorbing HNCO and/or nitrogen oxides and which include alkali and alkaline earth metals, lanthanum and/or yttrium and/or hafnium and/or prasedium and/or gallium, and/or zirconium for promoting reduction, such as for promoting the hydrolysis of urea and the formation of ammonia and/or the selective reduction of nitrogen oxides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: DINEX ECOCAT OY
    Inventor: Teuvo Maunula
  • Publication number: 20150018572
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to solve various problems with fatty acid alkyl ester methods using conventional homogenous-phase catalysts, and to provide a solid acid catalyst for fatty acid alkyl ester manufacturing that can be used to manufacture high-quality fatty acid alkyl esters and high-purity glycerin from various oils at low cost and with high yield.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Shosei Oh
  • Patent number: 8932980
    Abstract: The invention discloses three-dimensional, ordered, mesoporous titanosilicates wherein the Ti is in a tetrahedral geometry and exclusively substituted for Si in the silica framework. Such titanosilicates find use as catalysts for epoxidation, hydroxylation, C—H bond oxidation, oxidation of sulfides, aminolysis of epoxide and amoximation, with approx. 100% selectivity towards the products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
    Inventors: Srinivas Darbha, Anuj Kumar
  • Publication number: 20150011385
    Abstract: A process for the production of olefins from at least one of an alcohol and ether, the process including: contacting at least one alcohol or ether with a hydrofluoric acid-treated amorphous synthetic alumina-silica catalyst under decomposition conditions to produce an olefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicant: Catalytic Distillation Technologies
    Inventor: J. Yong Ryu
  • Publication number: 20140378731
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalytic composition which comprises microspheroidal alumina and an active component containing a mixture comprising Gallium and/or Gallium oxides, Tin and/or Tin oxides, a quantity ranging from 1 ppm to 500 ppm with respect to the total weight of the catalytic composition of platinum and/or platinum oxides, and oxides of alkaline and/or alkaline earth metals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2012
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: versalis S.p.A.
    Inventors: Rodolfo Iezzi, Giulio Manzini, Paolo Pollesel, Alessandro Del Seppia
  • Publication number: 20140369915
    Abstract: Provided are a catalyst for hydrolysis and use of a titanium dioxide-based composition which are capable of removing COS and HCN simultaneously at high degradation percentages. The catalyst for hydrolysis is a catalyst for hydrolysis of carbonyl sulfide and hydrogen cyanide, having at least: an active component containing, as a main component, at least one metal selected from the group consisting of barium, nickel, ruthenium, cobalt, and molybdenum; and a titanium dioxide-based support supporting the active component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masanao Yonemura, Toshinobu Yasutake, Shuji Fujii, Koji Higashino, Makoto Susaki, Kaori Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20140364304
    Abstract: A composite oxide and a catalyst for purifying exhaust gas using the same are provided, which oxide has excellent heat resistance, including that a large specific surface area is maintained even when the composite oxide is used in a high temperature environment, and that, even after calcination at 800° C. for 2 hours, no AECeO3 phase is detected and increase in CeO2 crystallite size is inhibited. The composite oxide contains, in terms of oxides, 50 to 98 mass % of a cerium-containing element, the cerium-containing element consisting of Ce and at least one element selected from rare earth elements other than Ce and including Y, Zr, and A1, at 85:15 to 100:0 by mass, 1 to 30 mass % of an alkaline earth metal element, and 1 to 20 mass % silicon in terms of SiO2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Emmanuel Rohart, Naotaka Ohtake
  • Publication number: 20140364303
    Abstract: Stabilized palladium (+1) compounds to mimic rhodium's electronic configuration and catalytic properties are disclosed. Palladium (+1) compounds may be stabilized in perovskite or delafossite structures and may be employed in Three-Way Catalysts (TWC) for at least the conversion of HC, CO and NOx, in exhaust gases. The TWC may include a substrate, a wash-coat and, a first impregnation layer, a second impregnation layer and an over-coat. The second impregnation layer and the over-coat may include palladium (+1) based compounds as catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Applicant: CDTI
    Inventor: Randal L. Hatfield
  • Patent number: 8906460
    Abstract: An improved composition capable of forming a translucent coating on a construction material surface comprising at least: a) photocatalytic titanium dioxide particles having at least a de-NOx activity; b) a silicon based-material in which said particles are dispersed, wherein said silicon based material includes at least one polysiloxane; and c) particles having a de-HNO3 activity selected from calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Cristal USA Inc.
    Inventors: Graham Goodwin, John Stratton, Robert McIntyre
  • Patent number: 8900536
    Abstract: Catalyst support materials, catalysts, methods of making such and uses thereof are described. Methods of making catalyst support material include combining anatase titania slurry with i) a low molecular weight form of silica; and ii) a source of Mo to form a TiO2—MoO3—SiO2 mixture. Catalyst support material include from about 86% to about 94% weight anatase titanium dioxide; from about 0.1% to about 10% weight MoO3; and from about 0.1% to about 10% weight SiO2. Low molecular weight forms of silica include forms of silica having a volume weighted median size of less than 4 nm and average molecular weight of less than 44,000, either individually or in a combination of two or more thereof. Catalyst include such catalyst support material with from about 0.1 to about 3% weight of V2O5 and optionally from about 0.01% to about 2.5% weight P.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Cristal USA Inc.
    Inventors: Steve M. Augustine, David M. Chapman, Dennis F. Clark