Reaction & Synthesis Resource Center
Scientists discover less-costly materials that outperform pricey precious metals.
One-pot technique using engineered bacteria could potentially lower production cost.
Method relies on inexpensive, safe chemicals and is innately scalable, operationally simple and environmentally friendly.
Carbon dioxide conversion process could lead to greener way to make ethylene
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Posted: Oct 13, 2015
Failure of a pressure instrument due to corrosion can lead to the expulsion of volatile liquids and gases into the surrounding environment. Understanding the causes of corrosion and preventative measures is crucial to operators. To help counter this threat
Posted: Jan 13, 2015
Precious metals are often present in hydrocarbon, petrochemical, and chemical catalysts. Techniques for recovering precious metals have been around for many years; yet many catalyst owners have misconceptions about how their refining organizations work.
Posted: Jan 28, 2013
Most chemical processors use precious-metal-bearing catalysts for facilitating and/or speeding chemical reactions. These catalysts are typically composed of platinum group metals (PGMs). After a number of process cycles the catalysts lose their efficacy a
Posted: Oct 15, 2004
Many catalytic reactions rely on platinum, palladium and other precious metal catalysts. When the activity of the catalyst declines to the point that it must be replaced, the used catalyst can be sent to a refiner to recover precious metal. This 8-page pap