Reaction & Synthesis
A novel screening process removes the role of chance in discovering new catalysts and their associated reactions.
The first plant to make ethylene from ethane started up in January 1920
Researchers believe that nanoparticles based on low-cost transition metal oxides could replace expensive catalysts.
Robust organic catalyst for hydrosilylation also yields attractive coproducts
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Posted: Mar 13, 2019
Making an accurate level measurement in the gas phase reactor at any polyethylene or polypropylene plant is one of the most important and challenging tasks because of the varying density of the material inside. This paper compares the most common methods u
Posted: Aug 21, 2018
Some companies think that their problems relate to mixing. In most cases, the difficulties result from not paying enough attention to the process and, sometimes, just from inadequate attention to the details. The results can be disastrous.
To help a
Posted: Jun 12, 2018
The nature of batch operations poses unique problems. Ensuring reagent chemicals are added at the optimal time so as not to cause a temperature change is crucial. Additionally, there are several questions you must ask in order to properly bridge your batch
Posted: Mar 21, 2017
Chemical and pharmaceutical processes involve reactions/precipitations to produce a slurry. The valuable material may be the liquid, the solid, or both. The first step after the reaction is a bulk separation process that removes large, coarse solids. This