And Group Iii Or Rare Earth Metal (al, Ga, In, Tl, Sc, Y) Or Lanthanide Containing Patents (Class 502/73)
  • Patent number: 10226766
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of a naphtha-selective hydrocracking catalyst comprising of from 3 to 4.8% wt of molybdenum, calculated as metal, and of from 1.5 to 3% wt of nickel, calculated as metal, which comprises loading a refractory oxide support comprising an alumina binder component and a zeolite Y component in a content of from 65 to 75 wt % based on the total weight of the catalyst, with nickel and molybdenum in the presence of citric acid, wherein the zeolite Y component has a unit cell size in the range of from 24.42 to 24.52 ?, a SAR in the range of from 8 to 15, and a surface area of from 850 to 1020 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: SHELL OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Wiebe Sjoerd Kijlstra, Ferry Winter
  • Patent number: 9617201
    Abstract: Aromatic amines, for example, diarylamines such as diphenylamine, dinaphthylamine, N-phenyl-N-naphthyl amine etc., are alkylated by passing a mixture of the amine and an olefin, though a clay catalyst in a fixed bed reactor system. The process is conveniently run as a continued process, produces an alkylated aromatic amine in excellent purity and provides efficiencies in material and energy use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: CHEMTURA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitchel Cohn, Ronald Abbott, Alan B. True, Huiyuan Chen
  • Patent number: 9416226
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a production method of polyalkylene oxide particles including a step of forming the polyalkylene oxide particles by polymerization of an alkylene oxide in a polymerization solution containing a polymerization solvent and a catalyst dispersed in the polymerization solvent. The average particle diameter of the catalyst is more than 25 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Kato, Toru Ido, Shizuka Hachiken
  • Publication number: 20150139874
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a lean NOx trap diesel oxidation catalyst for the treatment of exhaust gas emissions, such as the oxidation of unburned hydrocarbons (HC), and carbon monoxide (CO) and the trapping and reduction of nitrogen oxides (NOx). Catalytic composites can comprise a catalytic material on a carrier, the catalytic material comprising a first NOx trap layer that comprises a NOx sorbent and one or more precious metal components located on the carrier and a second NOx trap layer containing hydrocarbon trapping functionality located over the first NOx trap layer that comprises a NOx sorbent, one or more precious metal components, and a zeolite, for example a beta zeolite, wherein the zeolite is substantially free of framework aluminum. Such zeolites are characterized by high crystallinity and/or by being substantially free of framework aluminum to minimize surface acidity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Xiaolai Zheng, Chung-Zong Wan, Patrick Burk
  • Patent number: 9029283
    Abstract: A catalyst composition which comprises: a) a carrier which comprises at least 30 wt % of a binder selected from silica, zirconia and titania; at least 20 wt % of a pentasil zeolite, having a bulk silica to alumina ratio in the range of from 20 to 150 and being in its H+ form; and less than 10 wt % of other components, all percentages being on the basis of total carrier; b) platinum in an amount in the range of from 0.001 to 0.1 wt %, on the basis of total catalyst; and c) tin in an amount in the range of from 0.01 to 0.5 wt %, on the basis of total catalyst; its preparation and use; are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Johanna Jacoba Berg-Slot, László Domokos, Ingrid Maria Van Vegchel
  • Publication number: 20150126357
    Abstract: The present invention is related to a nano-structured composite material and process of making for air detoxing and deodoring in enclosed spaces to prevent harmful chemicals in the air from damaging human health. The nano-structured composite material consists of nano-porous carbon, zeolites with sub nano-size pores and at least 1 other component chosen from nano-porous rare earth oxides and nano-sized catalysts, and is made into highly efficient configurations with high geometric surface and low resistance air flow channels. The synergetic action of those nano-structured components can effectively remove toxic chemicals including, but not limited to formaldehyde, benzene, toluene, xylene, propene, butadiene, acetone, carbon monoxide, nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, ammonia, alcohols, chlorine, mercaptans, as well as bad odors, such cigarette smoke and bathroom/toilet smells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Xiwang Qi, Mei Jiang
  • Patent number: 9024090
    Abstract: A catalyst composition for converting ethanol to higher alcohols, such as butanol, is disclosed. The catalyst composition comprises at least one alkali metal, at least a second metal and a support. The second metal is selected from the group consisting of palladium, platinum, copper, nickel, and cobalt. The support is selected from the group consisting of Al2O3, ZrO2, MgO, TiO2, zeolite, ZnO, and a mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Celanese International Corporation
    Inventors: Cheng Zhang, Kenneth Balliet, Victor J. Johnston
  • Patent number: 9011809
    Abstract: An ammonia oxidation catalyst being superior in heat resistance and capable of suppressing by-production of N2O or NOx. The ammonia oxidation catalyst is made by coating at least two catalyst layers having a catalyst layer (lower layer) including a catalyst supported a noble metal on an inorganic base material including any of a composite oxide (A) having at least titania and silica as main components, alumina, and a composite oxide (B) consisting of alumina and silica; and a catalyst layer (upper layer) including a composite oxide (C) consisting of at least silica, tungsten oxide, ceria and zirconia, at the surface of an integral structure-type substrate, wherein a composition of the composite oxide (C) is silica: 20% by weight or less, tungsten oxide: 1 to 50% by weight, ceria: 1 to 60% by weight, and zirconia: 30 to 90% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: N.E. Chemcat Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoaki Ito, Toshinori Okajima, Takashi Hihara, Makoto Nagata
  • Publication number: 20150093540
    Abstract: There is disclosed a porous material. The porous material contains aggregates, and a bonding material which bonds the aggregates to one another in a state where pores are formed among the aggregates, the bonding material contains crystalline cordierite, the bonding material further contains a rare earth element or a zirconium element, and a ratio of a mass of the bonding material to a total mass of the aggregates and the bonding material is from 12 to 45 mass %. The bonding material preferably contains, in the whole bonding material, 8.0 to 15.0 mass % of MgO, 30.0 to 60.0 mass % of Al2O3, 30.0 to 55.0 mass % of SiO2, and 1.5 to 10.0 mass % of a rare earth oxide or zirconium oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Shuichi ICHIKAWA, Atsushi MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 8987161
    Abstract: A catalyst comprising a zeolite loaded with copper ions and at least one trivalent metal ion other than Al+3, wherein the catalyst decreases NOx emissions in diesel exhaust. The trivalent metal ions are selected from, for example, trivalent transition metal ions, trivalent main group metal ions, and/or trivalent lanthanide metal ions. In particular embodiments, the catalysts are selected from Cu—Fe-ZSM5, Cu—La-ZSM-5, Fe—Cu—La-ZSM5, Cu—Sc-ZSM-5, and Cu—In-ZSM5. The catalysts are placed on refractory support materials and incorporated into catalytic converters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: UT-Battelle, LLC
    Inventors: Chaitanya K. Narula, Xiaofan Yang
  • Patent number: 8987160
    Abstract: Cryptomelane-type manganese oxide octahedral molecular sieves (OMS-2) supported Fe and Co catalysts are utilized in a method for producing hydrocarbons by a Fischer-Tropsch mechanism. The hydrocarbon producing method includes providing a catalyst of a manganese oxide-based octahedral molecular sieve nanofibers with an active catalyst component of at least one of iron, cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese, vanadium, zinc, and mixtures thereof, and further containing an alkali metal. The formation of iron carbides and cobalt carbides by exposing the catalyst to conditions sufficient to form those carbides is also taught. After the catalyst has been appropriately treated, a carbon source and a hydrogen source are provided and contacted with the catalyst to thereby form a hydrocarbon containing product. The catalyst have high catalytic activity and selectivity (75%) for C2+ hydrocarbons in both CO hydrogenation and CO2 hydrogenation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignees: Honda Motor Co., Ltd., The University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Steven L. Suib, Boxun Hu, Eric Rolland Kreidler, Christopher James Brooks
  • Patent number: 8987162
    Abstract: A catalyst composition includes a heterobimetallic zeolite characterized by a chabazite structure loaded with copper ions and at least one trivalent metal ion other than Al3+. The catalyst composition decreases NOx emissions in diesel exhaust and is suitable for operation in a catalytic converter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: UT-Battelle, LLC
    Inventors: Chaitanya K. Narula, Xiaofan Yang
  • Publication number: 20150078989
    Abstract: Provided is catalyst material useful for the selective catalytic reduction of NOx in lean burn exhaust gas, wherein the catalyst material is a hydrothermally stable, low SAR aluminosilicate zeolite loaded with a synergistic combination of one or more transition metals, such as copper, and one or more alkali or alkaline earth metals, such as calcium or potassium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Joseph Michael Fedeyko, Hai-Ying Chen
  • Publication number: 20150064074
    Abstract: A catalyst composition is provided wherein the composition includes a zeolite having a non-phosphorous CHA crystal structure and having a mean crystalline size of about 1 to about 5 microns; and at least one non-aluminum base metal present in an amount sufficient to achieve a NOx conversion of at least about 65% at a temperature of at least 450° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Todd Howard BALLINGER, Philip Gerald BLAKEMAN, Guy Richard CHANDLER, Hai-Ying CHEN, Julian Peter COX, Joseph Michael FEDEYKO, Alexander Nicholas Michael GREEN, Paul Richard PHILLIPS, Stuart David REID, Erich Conlan WEIGERT, James Alexander WYLIE
  • Publication number: 20150051063
    Abstract: An alkylation catalyst having a zeolite catalyst component and a binder component providing mechanical support for the zeolite catalyst component is disclosed. The binder component is an ion-modified binder that can include metal ions selected from the group consisting of Co, Mn, Ti, Zr, V, Nb, K, Cs, Ga, B, P, Rb, Ag, Na, Cu, Mg, Fe, Mo, Ce, and combinations thereof The metal ions reduce the number of acid sites on the zeolite catalyst component. The metal ions can range from 0.1 to 50 wt % based on the total weight of the ion-modified binder. Optionally, the ion-modified binder is present in amounts ranging from 1 to 80 wt % based on the total weight of the catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Sivadinarayana Chinta, Joseph E. Pelati
  • Patent number: 8957273
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process to make light olefins, in a combined XTO-OC process, from an oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock comprising: a0) providing a first portion and a second portion of said oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock, a) providing a catalyst comprising zeolitic molecular sieves containing at least 10 membered ring pore openings or larger in their microporous structure, b) providing an XTO reaction zone, an OC reaction zone and a catalyst regeneration zone, said catalyst circulating in the three zones, such that at least a portion of the regenerated catalyst is passed to the OC reaction zone, optionally at least a portion of the catalyst in the OC reaction zone is passed to the XTO reaction zone and at least a portion of the catalyst in the XTO reaction zone is passed to the regeneration zone; c) contacting the first portion of said oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-contain
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Walter Vermeiren, Giacomo Grasso, Sander Van Donk, Wolfgang Garcia
  • Patent number: 8957274
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process to make light olefins and aromatics, in a combined XTO-OC process, from an oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock comprising: a0) providing a first portion and a second portion of said oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock, a) providing a catalyst comprising zeolitic molecular sieves containing at least 10 membered ring pore openings or larger in their microporous structure, b) providing an XTO reaction zone, an OC reaction zone and a catalyst regeneration zone, said catalyst circulating in the three zones, such that at least a portion of the regenerated catalyst is passed to the OC reaction zone, at least a portion of the catalyst in the OC reaction zone is passed to the XTO reaction zone and at least a portion of the catalyst in the XTO reaction zone is passed to the regeneration zone; c) contacting the first portion of said oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-cont
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Walter Vermeiren, Giacomo Grasso, Sander Van Donk, Wolfgang Garcia
  • Patent number: 8957271
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process to make light olefins, in a combined XTO-OC process, from an oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock comprising: a) providing a catalyst comprising zeolitic molecular sieves containing 10 member and larger channels in their microporous structure, b) providing an XTO reaction zone, an OC reaction zone and a catalyst regeneration zone, said catalyst circulating in the three zones, such that at least a portion of the regenerated catalyst is passed to the OC reaction zone, at least a portion of the catalyst in the OC reaction zone is passed to the XTO reaction zone and at least a portion of the catalyst in the XTO reaction zone is passed to the regeneration zone; c) contacting said oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock in the XTO reactor with the catalyst at conditions effective to convert at least a portion of the feedstock to form a XTO reactor effluent comprising light olefins and a h
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Walter Vermeiren, Giacomo Grasso, Sander Van Donk, Wolfgang Garcia
  • Patent number: 8957272
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process to make light olefins, in a combined XTO-OC process, from an oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock comprising: a0) providing a first portion and a second portion of said oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic feedstock, a) providing a catalyst comprising zeolitic molecular sieves containing at least 10 membered ring pore openings or larger in their microporous structure, b) providing an XTO reaction zone, an OC reaction zone and a catalyst regeneration zone, said catalyst circulating in the three zones, such that at least a portion of the regenerated catalyst is passed to the OC reaction zone, at least a portion of the catalyst in the OC reaction zone is passed to the XTO reaction zone and at least a portion of the catalyst in the XTO reaction zone is passed to the regeneration zone; c) contacting the first portion of said oxygen-containing, halogenide-containing or sulphur-containing organic
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Walter Vermeiren, Giacomo Grasso, Sander Van Donk, Wolfgang Garcia
  • Patent number: 8951549
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for reducing the concentration of amines and salts thereof, wherein the amines have the general chemical formula I R1R2R3N and the salts have the formula II R1R2R3N—H, wherein the amines and salts thereof exist in aqueous solution or aqueous suspension and are brought into contact with clinoptilolitic or clinoptilolite-containing mixtures. The method itself is suitable for use in food preparation and in the manufacture of foods. The inventive idea of reducing the concentration of amines and salts thereof is also useful in the manufacture of medical products for absorbing and for removing amines from the intestinal tract or the skin area of humans and animals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Froximun AG
    Inventors: Günter Steimecke, Steffen Hoffmann, Thomas Görner
  • 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: 20150014592
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lanthanide oxide coated catalyst, and methods for its use, that includes a supported catalyst comprising a support material, a catalytic material, and a lanthanide oxide, wherein the lanthanide oxide is attached to at least a portion of the surface of the supported catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Lawrence D'SOUZA, Vinu VISWANATH
  • Patent number: 8926925
    Abstract: A catalyst for the selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides in diesel engine exhaust gases using ammonia or a precursor compound decomposable to ammonia. The catalyst includes two superposed coatings applied to a support body, of which the first coating applied directly to the support body includes a transition metal-exchanged zeolite and/or a transition metal-exchanged zeolite-like compound, and effectively catalyzes the SCR reaction. The second coating is applied to the first coating to cover it on the exhaust gas side and prevent hydrocarbons having at least three carbon atoms present in the exhaust gas from contacting the first coating, without blocking the passage of nitrogen oxides and ammonia to the first coating. The second coating may be formed from small-pore zeolites and/or small-pore, zeolite-like compounds, and from suitable oxides, especially silicon dioxide, germanium dioxide, aluminum oxide, titanium dioxide, tin oxide, cerium oxide, zirconium dioxide and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Umicore AG & Co. KG
    Inventors: Nicola Soeger, Katja Adelmann, Michael Seyler, Thomas R. Pauly, Gerald Jeske
  • Patent number: 8911697
    Abstract: The invention relates to a catalytically active material for reacting nitrogen oxides with ammonia in the presence of hydrocarbons. The material consists of an inner core (1) made of a zeolite exchanged with one or more transition metals or a zeolite-like compound exchanged with one or more transition metals. The core of the catalytically active material is encased by a shell (2), which is made of one or more oxides selected from silicon dioxide, germanium dioxide, aluminum oxide, titanium oxide, tin oxide, cerium oxide, zirconium dioxide, and mixed oxides thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Umicore AG & Co. KG
    Inventors: Nicola Soeger, Katja Adelmann, Michael Seyler, Thomas R. Pauly, Gerald Jeske
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20140357475
    Abstract: Disclosed here are variations of carrier material oxide formulations to create Cu—Mn spinel, where the formulations may include Ti1-xNbxO2, TiO2, SiO2, Doped alumina, Nb2O5—ZrO2, Nb2O5—ZrO2—CeO2, Doped ZrO2 and combinations thereof. The formation of type of Cu—Mn oxide phase depends on type of carrier material oxide. The crystallite size of Cu—Mn spinel, NO and CO conversion rate of Cu—Mn Spinel may vary according to the carrier material oxide and condition treatment used to form the spinel during co-precipitation method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: CDTI
    Inventors: Zahra Nazarpoor, Stephen J. Golden
  • Patent number: 8901026
    Abstract: A catalytic cracking catalyst composition is disclosed that is suitable for reducing the sulfur content of catalytically cracking liquid products, in particularly gasoline products, produced during a catalytic cracking process. Preferably, the catalytic cracking process is a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) process. The composition comprises zeolite, zinc and at least one rare earth element having an ionic radius of less than 0.95 ? at a coordination number of 6. Preferably, zinc and the rare earth element are present as cations that have been exchanged on the zeolite. The zeolite is preferably a Y-type zeolite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.
    Inventors: Richard Franklin Wormsbecher, Ruizhong Hu
  • Patent number: 8895790
    Abstract: A catalyst composition useful for producing olefins and aromatic compounds from a feedstock is formed from a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) catalyst and a ZSM-5 zeolite catalyst, wherein the amount of ZSM-5 zeolite catalyst makes up from 10 wt. % or more by total weight of the FCC catalyst and the ZSM-5 zeolite catalyst. The catalyst composition may be used in a method of producing olefins and aromatic compounds from a feedstock by introducing a hydrocarbon feedstock and the catalyst composition within a reactor, at least a portion of the reactor being at a reactor temperature of 550° C. or higher. The feedstock and catalyst composition are introduced into the reactor at a catalyst-to-feed (C/F) ratio of from 6 or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
    Inventors: Ravichander Narayanaswamy, Krishna Kumar Ramamurthy, P. S. Sreenivasan
  • Patent number: 8889587
    Abstract: A catalyst system comprising a first catalytic composition comprising a first catalytic material disposed on a metal inorganic support; wherein the metal inorganic support has pores; and at least one promoting metal. The catalyst system further comprises a second catalytic composition comprising, (i) a zeolite, or (ii) a first catalytic material disposed on a first substrate, the first catalytic material comprising an element selected from the group consisting of tungsten, titanium, and vanadium. The catalyst system may further comprise a third catalytic composition. The catalyst system may further comprise a delivery system configured to deliver a reductant and optionally a co-reductant. A catalyst system comprising a first catalytic composition, the second catalytic composition, and the third catalytic composition is also provided. An exhaust system comprising the catalyst systems described herein is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Larry Neil Lewis, Benjamin Hale Winkler, Dan Hancu, Daniel George Norton, Ashish Balkrishna Mhadeshwar
  • Publication number: 20140334989
    Abstract: Diesel oxidation ZPGM catalyst systems are disclosed. ZPGM catalyst systems may oxidize toxic gases, such as carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides that may be included in exhaust gases. ZPGM catalyst systems may include: a substrate, a washcoat, and an impregnation layer. The washcoat may include at least one carrier material oxides. The impregnation layer may include at least one ZPGM catalyst, carrier material oxides and OSMs. Suitable known in the art chemical techniques, deposition methods and treatment systems may be employed in order to form the disclosed ZPGM catalyst systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: CDTi
    Inventors: Zahra Nazarpoor, Stephen J. Golden
  • Publication number: 20140332725
    Abstract: Disclosed is a hydrocarbon gas reforming supported catalyst, and methods for its use, that includes a catalytic material capable of catalyzing the production of a gaseous mixture comprising hydrogen and carbon monoxide from a hydrocarbon gas, and a clay support material comprising a clay mineral, wherein the catalytic material is attached to the clay support material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: SABIC Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Lawrence D'SOUZA, Vinu VISWANATH
  • Patent number: 8883100
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a particle filter comprising a porous carrier body, an SCR active component and an oxidation catalyst, wherein the SCR active component is present as coating on the exhaust-gas entry surface and the inner surface of the porous carrier body and the oxidation catalyst as coating on the exhaust-gas exit surface of the porous carrier body. According to the invention the oxidation catalyst changes its function depending on operating conditions. In normal operation it serves as NH3 slip catalyst for oxidizing excess NH3 and during filter regeneration it operates according to the 3-way principle for converting NOx and CO. The invention also relates to a method for producing the particle filter, the use of the particle filter for treating exhaust gases from the combustion of fossil, synthetic or biofuels as well as an exhaust-gas cleaning system which contains the particle filter according to the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Sued-Chemie IP GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Martin Paulus, Klaus Wanninger
  • Patent number: 8883668
    Abstract: The present invention is a phosphorous modified zeolite (A) made by a process comprising in that order: selecting a zeolite with low Si/Al ratio (advantageously lower than 30) among H+ or NH4+-form of MFI, MEL, FER, MOR, clinoptilolite, said zeolite having been made preferably without direct addition of organic template; steaming at a temperature ranging from 400 to 870° C. for 0.01-200 h; leaching with an aqueous acid solution containing the source of P at conditions effective to remove a substantial part of Al from the zeolite and to introduce at least 0.3 wt % of P; separation of the solid from the liquid; an optional washing step or an optional drying step or an optional drying step followed by a washing step; a calcination step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Walter Vermeiren, Delphine Minoux, Sander Van Donk
  • Patent number: 8883667
    Abstract: A purification catalyst which prevents contamination within a reflow furnace, including flux components, while suppressing the generation of CO is provided. A purification catalyst for a reflow furnace gas, having one or two of zeolite and silica-alumina as an active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Nikki-Universal Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Nakano, Takanobu Sakurai, Shinichi Ueno
  • Publication number: 20140328738
    Abstract: Provided is a metal promoted, low SAR zeolite-based SCR catalyst having at least about 1.35 weight percent of cerium, based on the total weight of the zeolite, wherein said cerium is present in a form selected from exchanged cerium ions, monomeric ceria, oligomeric ceria, and combinations thereof, provided that said oligomeric ceria has a particle size of less than 5 ?m, the catalyst having superior durability after hydrothermal aging.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Guy Richard Chandler, Stuart David Reid, Alexander Nicholas Michael Green, Paul Richard Phillips
  • Publication number: 20140301907
    Abstract: A diesel exhaust gas purification catalyst contains a substrate, and a catalyst layer formed on the substrate. The catalyst layer contains a carrier, a noble metal and/or an oxide thereof supported by the carrier, and a composite oxide of cerium and one or more Group III and/or Group IV elements. The diesel exhaust gas purification catalyst when in use is disposed on an upstream side of an exhaust gas stream with respect to a denitration catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: CATALER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yukiko Sahara
  • Patent number: 8853122
    Abstract: A process for the selective production of ethanol by vapor phase reaction of acetic acid over a hydrogenating catalyst composition to form ethanol is disclosed and claimed. In an embodiment of this invention reaction of acetic acid and hydrogen over either cobalt and palladium supported on graphite or cobalt and platinum supported on silica selectively produces ethanol in a vapor phase at a temperature of about 250° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Celanese International Corporation
    Inventors: Victor J. Johnston, Barbara F. Kimmich, Jan Cornelis van der Waal, James H. Zink, Virginie Zuzaniuk, Josefina T. Chapman, Laiyuan Chen
  • Publication number: 20140294706
    Abstract: Catalyst composition for selective reduction of nitrogen oxides and soot oxidation comprising a physical mixture of one or more acidic zeolite or zeo-type components with one ore more redox active metal compounds and a method for selective reduction of nitrogen oxides and soot oxidation by use of the catalyst composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: Haldor Topsøe A/S
    Inventors: Alexandr Yu Stakheev, Marie Grill, Arkady Kustov
  • Patent number: 8845882
    Abstract: Catalytic cracking catalyst compositions and processes for cracking hydrocarbons to maximize light olefins production are disclosed. Catalyst compositions comprise at least one zeolite having catalytic cracking activity under catalytic cracking conditions, preferably Y-type zeolite, which zeolite has low amounts of yttrium in specified ratios to rare earth metals exchanged on the zeolite. Catalyst and processes of the invention provide increased yields of light olefins and gasoline olefins during a FCC process as compared to conventional lanthanum containing Y-type zeolite FCC catalysts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.
    Inventors: Yuying Shu, Richard F. Wormsbecher, Wu-Cheng Cheng
  • Patent number: 8840779
    Abstract: A supported catalyst comprises a zeolite having a silica to alumina molar ratio of 500 or less, a first metal oxide binder having a crystallite size greater than 200 ? and a second metal oxide binder having a crystallite size less than 100 ?, wherein the second metal oxide binder is present in an amount less than 15 wt % of the total weight of the catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Stephen J. McCarthy, Wenyih F. Lai, Darryl Donald Lacy, Robert Ellis Kay
  • Publication number: 20140274664
    Abstract: Provided are catalysts including: a zeolite component selected from zeolites having 10-member ring pores, zeolites having 12-member ring pores and a combination thereof, 0.1 to 5 weight % of a hydrogenation component selected from Pt, Pd, Ag, Ni, Co, Mo, W, Rh, Re, Ru, Ir and a mixture thereof, and a hydrothermally stable binder component selected from tantalum oxide, tungsten oxide, molybdenum oxide, vanadium oxide, magnesium oxide, calcium oxide, yttrium oxide, lanthanum oxide, cerium oxide, niobium oxide, tungstated zirconia, cobalt molybdenum oxide, cobalt molybdenum sulfide, nickel molybdenum oxide, nickel molybdenum sulfide, nickel tungsten oxide, nickel tungsten sulfide, cobalt tungsten oxide, cobalt tungsten sulfide, nickel molybdenum tungsten oxide and nickel molybdenum tungsten sulfide, cobalt molybdenum tungsten oxide and cobalt molybdenum tungsten sulfide, wherein the weight ratio of the zeolite to the hydrothermally stable binder is 85:15 to 25:75.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Scott J. Weigel, Joseph Emmanuel Gatt, Darryl Donald Lacy, Randall D. Partidge, Kun Wang, Lei Zhang, Christine Nicole Elia
  • Publication number: 20140274662
    Abstract: The present disclosure refers to variation of compositions for catalytic converters free of platinum group metals, which may be employed to manufacture ZPGM oxidation catalyst systems, to remove main pollutants from exhaust of diesel engines, by oxidizing toxic gases. Suitable support oxides material may include ZrO2, ZrO2 doped with lanthanide group metals, Nb2O5, Nb2O5—ZrO2, Al2O3 and Al2O3 doped with lanthanide group metals, TiO2 and doped TiO2 may be used. Materials suitable for use as ZPGM catalysts include Lanthanum (La), Yttrium (Y), Silver (Ag), Manganese (Mn) and combinations thereof. The disclosed ZPGM DOC systems may include perovskite structures with the characteristic formulation ABO3 or related structures. A plurality of methods may be employed for production of ZPGM diesel oxidation catalyst systems substantially free of PGM, which may include a substrate, a washcoat, and an impregnation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: CDTI
    Inventor: Zahra Nazarpoor
  • Patent number: 8835341
    Abstract: A method for removing tightly bound sodium from a zeolitic support comprising contacting the support with a sodium specific removal agent to produce a treated support. A method comprising providing an aromatization catalyst comprising a treated support, and contacting the aromatization catalyst with a hydrocarbon feed in a reaction zone under conditions suitable for the production of an aromatic product. A catalyst support comprising an L-zeolite having less than 0.35 wt. % sodium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventor: Gyanesh P. Khare
  • Publication number: 20140256967
    Abstract: The invention provides a catalyst system for catalytic fast pyrolysis comprising a cerium-incorporated HZSM-5 zeolite (Catalyst 1), and methods of making and using the same. The invention also provides a process for reducing coke formation during catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass using HZSM-5, wherein the process can include incorporating cerium into the HZSM-5 zeolite to produce Catalyst 1 prior to the catalytic fast pyrolysis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: University of Notre Dame Du Lac
    Inventors: Jason Christopher Hicks, Gregory Thomas Neumann
  • Patent number: 8828900
    Abstract: The exhaust gas purification catalyst according to the present invention has a substrate 54, a lower layer 57 disposed on this substrate 54, and an upper layer 58 disposed on this lower layer 57. The upper layer 58 is provided with a first catalyst and a second catalyst, and the lower layer 57 is provided with a first catalyst. This first catalyst has Al2O3 as a carrier and Pt and Pd as noble metals supported on the Al2O3, while the second catalyst typically has an Al2O3—ZrO2—TiO2 complex oxide as a carrier and has Pd as a noble metal supported on the Al2O3—ZrO2—TiO2 complex oxide. Moreover, the upper layer 58 has a hydrocarbon adsorbent 68.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Takagi, Yuichi Sobue, Hanae Ikeda, Masaya Kamada, Ryoichi Inde
  • Patent number: 8815190
    Abstract: A wall-flow filter comprises a catalyst for converting oxides of nitrogen in the presence of a reducing agent, which wall-flow filter comprising an extruded solid body comprising: 10-95% by weight of at least one binder/matrix component; 5-90% by weight of a zeolitic molecular sieve, a non-zeolitic molecular sieve or a mixture of any two or more thereof; and 0-80% by weight optionally stabilized ceria, which catalyst comprising at least one metal, wherein: the at least one metal is present throughout the extruded solid body alone or in combination with: is also present in a higher concentration at a surface of the extruded solid body; is also carried in one or more coating layer(s) on a surface of the extruded solid body; or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Ralf Dotzel, Rainer Leppelt, Jörg Werner Münch, Hubert Schedel
  • Publication number: 20140234190
    Abstract: A method to produce a NOx trap composition, and its use in a NOx trap and in an exhaust system for internal combustion engines, is disclosed. The NOx trap composition is produced by heating an iron-containing zeolite in the presence of an inert gas and an organic compound to produce a reductively calcined iron/zeolite. A palladium compound is then added to the reductively calcined iron/zeolite, and the resulting Pd—Fe/zeolite is then calcined at 400 to 600° C. in the presence of an oxygen-containing gas to produce the NOx trap composition. The NOx trap composition shows low temperature NO capacity below 200° C., as well as an additional NO storage temperature window in the 200 to 250° C. range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: JOHNSON MATTHEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
    Inventor: FIONA-MAIREAD McKENNA
  • Publication number: 20140228204
    Abstract: A catalyst composition useful for producing olefins and aromatic compounds from a feedstock is formed from a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) catalyst and a ZSM-5 zeolite catalyst, wherein the amount of ZSM-5 zeolite catalyst makes up from 10 wt. % or more by total weight of the FCC catalyst and the ZSM-5 zeolite catalyst. The catalyst composition may be used in a method of producing olefins and aromatic compounds from a feedstock by introducing a hydrocarbon feedstock and the catalyst composition within a reactor, at least a portion of the reactor being at a reactor temperature of 550° C. or higher. The feedstock and catalyst composition are introduced into the reactor at a catalyst-to-feed (C/F) ratio of from 6 or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2013
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ravichander Narayanaswamy, Krishna Kumar Ramamurthy, P. S. Sreenivasan
  • Patent number: 8802582
    Abstract: A catalyst and a method for selectively reducing nitrogen oxides (“NOx”) with ammonia are provided. The catalyst includes a first component comprising a zeolite or mixture of zeolites selected from the group consisting of ZSM-5, ZSM-11, ZSM-12, ZSM-18, ZSM-23, MCM-zeolites, mordenite, faujasite, ferrierite, zeolite beta, and mixtures thereof; a second component comprising at least one member selected from the group consisting of cerium, iron, copper, gallium, manganese, chromium, cobalt, molybdenum, tin, rhenium, tantalum, osmium, barium, boron, calcium, strontium, potassium, vanadium, nickel, tungsten, an actinide, mixtures of actinides, a lanthanide, mixtures of lanthanides, and mixtures thereof; optionally an oxygen storage material and optionally an inorganic oxide. The catalyst selectively reduces nitrogen oxides to nitrogen with ammonia at high temperatures. The catalyst has high hydrothermal stability. The catalyst has high activity for conversion of low levels of nitrogen oxides in exhaust streams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Catalytic Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rajashekharam Malyala, Svetlana Iretskaya, Stephen J. Golden
  • Publication number: 20140219878
    Abstract: An emission control catalyst for treating an engine exhaust includes non-precious metal group (“NPGM”) mixed phase oxide catalyst having a mullite phase containing optionally in close contact with other metal oxides. The mixed phase catalyst may be included in one or more layers or zones of a multi-layered or multi-zoned emission control catalyst and optionally in combination with precious metal catalysts such as Pt, Pd and Au.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: SHUBIN, INC.
    Inventors: Geoffrey Mccool, Xianghong Hao, Deepak Srivastava, Bulent Yavuz