Technology development

1999 - 2003

Primary Screening - Used for new discoveries

Technology

  • Reactor System: Bead reactors, 48-fold tube reactors
  • Volume: <1 ml
  • Shape: Powders (100 - 500 μm)
  • Reaction type: Gas-phase reactions

Applications

  • Emissions control
  • Selective oxidation
  • Syngas conversion
  • Methanol-to-hydrocarbons

2004 - 2008

Secondary Screening & Catalyst Testing - Used for continuous improvements 

Technology

  • Reactor System: 16-fold tube reactors
  • Volume: Up to 10 ml
  • Shape: Shaped materials
  • Reaction type: Gas and liquid products, trickle-bed applications

 

 

 

Applications

  • Gas-to-alcohols
  • Gas-to-acetic acid
  • Hydroprocessing

2009 - 2013

Parallel Extrudate Testing - Used for kinetic modeling & process development

Technology

  • Reactor System: 1-fold to 16-fold parallel tube reactors
  • Volume: Up to 300 ml
  • Shape: Commercial extrudates & others
  • Reaction type: Gas and liquid products, trickle-bed applications

 

 

Applications

  • Hydrocracking / Resid upgrade
  • Light cut naphtha cracking, methanol-to-olefins, others
  • Naphtha reforming, transalkylation, others

2014 - 2018

Pilot Plant Testing - Used for commercial production at industrially relevant conditions

Technology

  • Reactor System: 1-fold pilot plant reactors and recycle reactors
  • Volume: 100 - 10,000 ml
  • Shape: Extrudates
  • Reaction type: Gas and liquid products, trickle-bed applications; catalyst and process Scale-up

 

 

Applications

  • FCC
  • Fine chemicals starting from biomass-based intermediates through selective oxidation or selective hydrogenation
  • Intergration of refining & petrochemical processes

1999 - 2003

Primary Screening - Used for new discoveries

Technology

  • Reactor System: Bead reactors, 48-fold tube reactors
  • Volume: <1 ml
  • Shape: Powders (100 - 500 μm)
  • Reaction type: Gas-phase reactions

Applications

  • Emissions control
  • Selective oxidation
  • Syngas conversion
  • Methanol-to-hydrocarbons

2004 - 2008

Secondary Screening & Catalyst Testing - Used for continuous improvements 

Technology

  • Reactor System: 16-fold tube reactors
  • Volume: Up to 10 ml
  • Shape: Shaped materials
  • Reaction type: Gas and liquid products, trickle-bed applications

 

 

 

Applications

  • Gas-to-alcohols
  • Gas-to-acetic acid
  • Hydroprocessing

2009 - 2013

Parallel Extrudate Testing - Used for kinetic modeling & process development

Technology

  • Reactor System: 1-fold to 16-fold parallel tube reactors
  • Volume: Up to 300 ml
  • Shape: Commercial extrudates & others
  • Reaction type: Gas and liquid products, trickle-bed applications

 

 

Applications

  • Hydrocracking / Resid upgrade
  • Light cut naphtha cracking, methanol-to-olefins, others
  • Naphtha reforming, transalkylation, others

2014 - 2018

Pilot Plant Testing - Used for commercial production at industrially relevant conditions

Technology

  • Reactor System: 1-fold pilot plant reactors and recycle reactors
  • Volume: 100 - 10,000 ml
  • Shape: Extrudates
  • Reaction type: Gas and liquid products, trickle-bed applications; catalyst and process Scale-up

 

 

Applications

  • FCC
  • Fine chemicals starting from biomass-based intermediates through selective oxidation or selective hydrogenation
  • Intergration of refining & petrochemical processes

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