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Süd-Chemie Launches Improved PDH Catalyst for Catofin Technology

6:11 AM MDT | May 15, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Süd-Chemie, a Clariant subsidiary, says that its “breakthrough” catalyst used in the Lummus Catofin propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology has been successful in delivering a significant increase in propylene selectivity, while simultaneously reducing energy consumption. The new catalyst, introduced just more than a year ago, has delivered a 2%-3% selectivity boost as well as energy savings of between 5%-10%, both of which have a significant and very positive impact on plant economics, enabling an increase in production without additional...

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