Synthesis of acrylates. [Quarterly report], January 1, 1996--March 31, 1996

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The objective is to develop an oxidation/condensation route for synthesis of acrylates/methacrylates from syngas. The investigators are also studying the dehydrogenation-condensation routes, based on its merits proven by studies at NCSU/RTI. The thermodynamics of dehydrogenaton-condensation route show its feasibility, and it is likely that the fluid will be more stable under reducing conditions. Accomplishments for the past quarter are discussed for the following tasks: proprionate synthesis; condensation catalysis; and slurry reactor studies. Some of the highlights are: Eastman has developed an improved catalyst system for the Mo-catalyzed carbonization of ethylene which accelerates the process by 1.5-3 fold. Bechtel has developed ... continued below

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The objective is to develop an oxidation/condensation route for synthesis of acrylates/methacrylates from syngas. The investigators are also studying the dehydrogenation-condensation routes, based on its merits proven by studies at NCSU/RTI. The thermodynamics of dehydrogenaton-condensation route show its feasibility, and it is likely that the fluid will be more stable under reducing conditions. Accomplishments for the past quarter are discussed for the following tasks: proprionate synthesis; condensation catalysis; and slurry reactor studies. Some of the highlights are: Eastman has developed an improved catalyst system for the Mo-catalyzed carbonization of ethylene which accelerates the process by 1.5-3 fold. Bechtel has developed the preliminary cost estimates for a conceptual process design to produce proprionic anhydrite via ethylene carbonylation; RTI has continued to further discern the acid-base properties of the two best catalysts (V-Si-Pt 1:10:2.8 and 10% Ta/NALCO 1034-A) for condensation of proprionic anhydride and formaldehyde to give the maximum yield of methacrylic acid.

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  • Other: DE96050038
  • Report No.: DOE/PC/94065--T5
  • Grant Number: AC22-94PC94065
  • DOI: 10.2172/274170 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 274170
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668966

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Synthesis of acrylates. [Quarterly report], January 1, 1996--March 31, 1996, report, April 20, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668966/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.