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| With separation or purification means (e.g., rectification, evaporation, ion exchanger, extraction, settler, absorption, recrystallization, etc.)
|Dividing Wall Fractionation in Integrated Oxygenate Conversion and Product Cracking - Improved processing of an oxygenate-containing feedstock for increased production or yield of light olefins is provided. Such processing involves oxygenate conversion to olefins and subsequent cracking of heavier olefins wherein at least a portion of the C
|INTEGRAL-TYPE REACTION CARTRIDGE - An integral-type reaction cartridge includes a plurality of reaction containers and at least a separation container. The plural reaction containers and the separation container are integrally formed of plastic and lined along a first direction. The separation container has a first end, a second end opposing the first end, and a hollow accommodating space between the first and second ends, wherein the first end is an open end, the second end is a closed end, and the accommodating space tapers from the first end to the second end. The accommodating space has a first side and a second side along the first direction, as well as a third side and a fourth side along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. Near the second end, at least one of the first side and the second side has a greater slope than the third side and the fourth side.
|COMBUSTOR FOR REFORMER - A combustor provides heat to a reformer. The combustor includes an inner wall, a thermocouple, a fuel supply tube, a fuel distribution portion and a first oxidation catalytic layer. The inner wall is formed in a shape of a hollow cylinder having a first oxidation portion in a space therein. The thermocouple extends to the first oxidation portion to measure the temperature of the first oxidation portion. The fuel supply tube has a shape of a hollow cylinder surrounding the thermocouple, and has fuel discharge holes formed at a lower portion thereof. The fuel distribution portion is located below the fuel supply tube, and has distribution nozzles through which fuel is distributed. The first oxidation catalytic layer is located beneath the fuel distribution portion.
|SYSTEM FOR HEAT INTEGRATION WITHIN A GAS PROCESSING SECTION - The present embodiments are directed towards heat integration in gas processing units. In one embodiment, a system is provided that includes a gas processing section. The gas processing section has a gas path, a first shift reactor disposed along the gas path, wherein the first shift reactor is configured to perform a first shift reaction to produce a first shifted gas. A second shift reactor is also disposed along the gas path downstream from the first shift reactor, wherein the second shift reactor is configured to perform a second shift reaction to produce a second shifted gas. A first steam generator is disposed along the gas path between the first and second shift reactors, wherein the first steam generator is configured to transfer heat away from the gas path to generate a first steam.
|METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRODUCING A SYNTHESIS GAS USING AN OXYGEN TRANSPORT MEMBRANE BASED REFORMING SYSTEM WITH SECONDARY REFORMING AND AUXILIARY HEAT SOURCE - A method and system for producing a synthesis gas in an oxygen transport membrane based reforming system is disclosed that carries out a primary reforming process within a reforming reactor, and a secondary reforming process within an oxygen transport membrane reactor and in the presence of heat generated from a oxygen transport membrane reactor and an auxiliary source of heat. The auxiliary source of heat is disposed within the reactor housing proximate the reforming reactors and may include an auxiliary reactively driven oxygen transport membrane reactor or a ceramic burner.
| Distillation means (e.g., retort, etc.)
|APPARATUS FOR RECOVERING FCC PRODUCT - An apparatus is disclosed for recovering product from catalytically converted product streams. Gaseous unstabilized naphtha from an overhead receiver from a main fractionation column is compressed in a compressor. Liquid unstabilized naphtha from the overhead receiver and liquid naphtha fraction from the compressor are sent to a naphtha splitter column upstream of a primary absorber. Consequently, less naphtha is circulated in the gas recovery system.
|METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRODUCING MONOSILANE - A plant for preparing monosilane (SiH
|PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF ALKYLENE CARBONATE AND/OR ALKYLENE GLYCOL - The invention provides a reaction system for the production of an alkylene carbonate and/or an alkylene glycol comprising: an epoxidation zone containing an epoxidation catalyst located within an epoxidation reactor; a carboxylation zone containing an iodide-containing carboxylation catalyst located within an alkylene oxide absorber; and one or more purification zones containing a purification absorbent capable of reducing the quantity of iodide-containing impurities in a feed comprising a recycle gas, which purification zones are located upstream from the epoxidation zone; and a process for the production of an alkylene carbonate and/or an alkylene glycol.
|METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SYNTHESIZING LIQUID HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS - Provided is a method for synthesizing liquid hydrocarbon compounds wherein synthesizing liquid hydrocarbon compounds from a synthesis gas by a Fisher-Tropsch synthesis reaction. The method includes a first absorption step of absorbing a carbon dioxide gas, which is contained in gaseous by-products generated in the Fisher-Tropsch synthesis reaction, with an absorbent, and a second absorption step of absorbing a carbon dioxide gas, which is contained in the synthesis gas, with the absorbent which is passed through the first absorption step.
|LIQUID FUEL FOR ISOLATING WASTE MATERIAL AND STORING ENERGY - Techniques, systems, apparatus, and materials are disclosed for generating multi-purpose liquid fuel for isolating contaminants and storing energy. In one aspect, a method of producing a liquid fuel includes forming a gaseous fuel (e.g., by dissociating biomass waste using waste heat recovered from an external heat source). Carbon dioxide emitted from an industrial process can be harvested and reacted with the gaseous fuel to generate the liquid fuel. A hazardous contaminant can be dissolved in the liquid fuel, with the liquid fuel operating as a solvent or continuous phase for a solution or colloid that isolates the hazardous contaminant from the environment. The hazardous contaminant can include at least one of a carbon donor and a hydrogen donor.
| Filtering means
|DEVICE FOR REMEDIATING EMISSIONS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - In at least one embodiment, a combined selective catalytic reduction catalyst and particulate filter (SCRF) includes a particulate filter having walls defining an intake channel including a downstream end cap and an outlet channel including an upstream end cap and an open end through which emissions pass. The walls define a plurality of pores. The walls include a plurality of zeolite-base metal particles and a binder. A washcoat is situated adjacent to less than 50% of the length of the outlet channel. The washcoat is capable of receiving noble metal particles.
|FUEL PROCESSOR AND HYDROGEN PURIFICATION DEVICE THEREOF - A hydrogen purification device including a container, a first opening structure and a second opening structure is provided. The container has at least a filter material inside. The first opening structure is disposed in the container, wherein hydrogen-rich gas mixture flows into the container via the first opening structure so that purified hydrogen gas is generated by conducting a reaction between the hydrogen-rich gas mixture and the filter material. Besides, a second opening structure is disposed in the container, wherein the purified hydrogen gas flows away from the container via the second opening structure. A fuel processor having the hydrogen purification device is also provided.
| Membrane separation (e.g., palladium membrane hydrogen purifier, etc.)
|SYSTEM FOR FIXING CARBON DIOXIDE - The present invention relates to a system fixing carbon dioxide. The system comprises a first reactor for extracting alkali metal components from a slag and a second reactor for carbonating the extracted alkali metal component with carbon dioxide. With this system, carbon dioxide can be fixed in a simpler and cost-effective manner.
| Including product separation or purification means
|PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF FLUORINATED OLEFINS - A method for producing 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropene and/or 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropene using a single set of four unit operations, the unit operations being (1) hydrogenation of a starting material comprising hexafluoropropene and optionally recycled 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropene; (2) separation of the desired intermediate hydrofluoroalkane, such as 1,1,1,2,3,3-hexafluoropropane and/or 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropane; (3) dehydrofluorination of the intermediate hydrofluoroalkane to produce the desired 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropene and/or 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropene, followed by another separation to isolate the desired product and, optionally, recycle of the 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropene.
|Nanocatalyst and Process for Removing Sulfur Compounds from Hydrocarbons - The invention related to a nano-structured catalyst system for removing mercaptans and/or H