Butamer process

Butamer process

[′byüd·ə·mər ‚präs·əs]
(chemical engineering)
A method of isomerizing normal butane into isobutane in the presence of hydrogen and a solid, noble-metal catalyst; used to prepare raw material in a gasoline alkylation process.
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Honeywell UOP's Butamer process converts normal butane to isobutane.
Ltd would be using the UOP Butamer process to transform normal butane to isobutene and UOP s C3/C4 Oleflex process to convert isobutene to isobutylene and propane to propylene for the production of plastics.
Zibo Qixiang Tengda Chemical plans to use the UOP Butamer process to transform normal butane to isobutene, in addition to C3/C4 Oleflex process to convert isobutane to isobutylene and propane to propylene for the production of plastics.
The UOP Oleflex process by using catalytic dehydrogenation converts propane to propylene and isobutane to isobutylene, while the UOP Butamer process uses high-activity, chloride-promoted catalysts in the presence of hydrogen to convert isobutane to normal butane.
will use the UOP Butamer process to transform normal butane to isobutane and UOP s C3/C4 Oleflex process to convert isobutane to isobutylene and propane to propylene for the production of plastics.
Honeywell's UOP Butamer process uses high-activity, chloride-promoted catalysts in the presence of hydrogen to convert isobutane to normal butane.
will deploy the UOP Butamer process to convert normal butane into isobutane and UOP's C(3) /C(4) Oleflex process to turn isobutane to isobutylene and propane to propylene to produce plastics.
The UOP Butamer process is a high-efficiency process that uses UOP catalysts to convert butane to isobutane.
will also use Honeywell s UOP Butamer process which converts normal butane to isobutane thereby maximizing the feedstock utilization to the UOP Oleflex process.
The license for the UOP Butamer process in China will also be first received by it.
The company will also use Honeywell s UOP Butamer process to produce normal butane, a feedstock used to produce ethylene, a building block for plastics.