HYDROGENATION

Applied Catalysts can provide catalysts, systems, and services for continuous hydrogenation and other reductive processes common in process chemical and pharmaceutical applications, enhancing the sustainability and low cost of manufacturing.

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How Catalytic Hydrogenation Benefits Our Clients

The hydrogenation process is commonly employed to produce chemicals and provides a selective pathway to the desired chemical. This allows the reaction to take place at milder conditions with fewer by-products.

Hydrogenations are a key part of the chemical toolkit used to produce chemical products. The hydrogenation can be tuned to part of the molecule, leaving other parts alone, or used for complete hydrogenation of the molecule delivering a wide range of product options.

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Problems We Solve

It is sometimes difficult to optimize the catalyst and process for a highly selective process. Applied Catalysts is positioned to deliver proprietary and industry catalysts and to provide testing and engineering services at all stages of the process, lab-to-commercial scale.

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CATALYST DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

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Catalyst Development

Applied Catalysts offers catalyst development services based on heterogeneous catalysts. Combining our testing services with our catalyst development services accelerates project success and maximizes value creation for the customer.

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Catalyst Sourcing

There will be times when alternate suppliers are needed. As a supplier of catalyst and process technology ourselves, we can help customers source catalysts and chemicals in many areas.

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Catalyst Testing

We offer lab-scale and show-tube scale testing of hydrogenation and other chemical processes under reductive or inert conditions. Other chemistries can also be run by request.

CATALYST SYSTEMS

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Batch Reactor Systems

Batch reactor systems offer a reliable and flexible way to manufacture a wide range of chemical products and allow for better control over each reaction step, making them an ideal choice for many chemical manufacturers.

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Continuous Reactors

Our continuous reactor systems offer productivity, reliability, and cost advantages for chemical manufacturing. Turn-key systems can be delivered.

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Modular Process Systems

Designed for flexible just in time manufacturing, our modular process systems are the perfect tools for increasing productivity and driving profitability.

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Separation Systems

Separation Systems are integral to a variety of industries that involve the processing of complex chemical mixtures that require safe, efficient, and reliable process equipment.

Process Catalysts

Metal Oxide Catalysts (MOC)

MOC products offer advantages as it can be used in both reductive and oxidative environments. Other advantages include high strength, attrition resistance, and tunable surface properties for various applications.

Custom Catalysts

Delivering on a foundation of catalyst development of over 30 years, we offer monolith-based, particulate catalysts, PGM, and base-metal catalysts.

Activated Carbon Monolith Catalysts (ACMC)

At Applied Catalysts, we strive to meet the unique needs of every customer. Whether you have a particular catalyst type in mind or need some additional guidance, we can help find the best solutions through all stages, from development to commercialization.

Granular Activated Carbon Catalysts (GACC)

GACC products have a high surface area and inert support for numerous catalyst applications. We can help you develop, test, and deliver the right catalyst.

CATALYST PROCESSES

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Hydrogenation

Hydrogenation is an essential process in a number of chemical process industries, including Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceutical intermediates, and Polymers. We offer robust hydrogenation catalysts, systems, and services for a variety of classes of chemistry at the lab, pilot, and production scale.

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APPLICATIONS + INDUSTRIES SERVED

We'll Help Develop the Lab, Pilot, & Commercial Scale Hydrogenation Process

Here is what you can expect:

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    catalysts proposed for your process based on internal and external catalyst options

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    lab-scale testing and catalyst development as needed

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    semi-pilot and show tube demonstrations including pilot production runs for market development

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    engineering and fabrication of modular pilot and commercial systems

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