Catalysts allow the efficient production of many chemicals

and are used in a vast range of industrial applications

Catalysts are a key enabling technology in the chemical industry and used in a wide range of applications.

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Catalysts are key to future innovation.  They are widely used today for emissions reduction for volatile organic compounds, SO2, NOX.  They are crucial to reduce future environmental burdens, achieve lower limits, make products greener and more sustainable and to reduce CO2 emissions or to address future energy challenges.

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List of catalysts applications:

  • Biorenewables
  • Catalysts for plastics recycling
  • Catalysts for Fuel Cells
  • Dehydrogenation Catalysts
  • Environmental Catalysts
  • Fine Chemical Catalysts
  • Fluid catalytic cracking (FCC)*
  • Hydrotreating*
  • Oleochemical Catalysts
  • Oxidation Catalysts
  • Petrochemical Catalysts
  • Polymer production*
  • Syngas Process Catalysts*
    • Ammonia
    • Methanol
    • Hydrogen
  • Catalysts for Power-to-X*
    • Ammonia
    • Methanol
    • Methane
    • Hydrogen
    • Synthetic Aviation Fuel
    • Synthetic gasoline
    • DME
  • Sulfuric acid Catalysts

* More information on these three specific applications is available on the internet under ‘specific applications,


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