ammonia synthesis

ammonia synthesis

[ə′mōn·yə ′sin·thə·səs]
(chemical engineering)
Chemical combination of nitrogen and hydrogen gases at high temperature and pressure in the presence of a catalyst to form ammonia.
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Contract notice: Execution of the installation work during replacement of catalysts in the department of gas preparation for the ammonia synthesis process in the group azoty chemical works "police" sa
Topsoe's ammonia synthesis catalysts are installed in more than half of the world's ammonia plants, ensuring high energy efficiency in the ammonia synthesis.
7) Without the ammonia synthesis process, about 40 percent of the world population would be nonsustainable.
Possible purge locations in the plant are in ammonia synthesis loop, after carbon dioxide removal system, and after synthetic methane reactor (the new system).
In this volume Liu, a chemist who has studied this topic for his entire career and won many awards for his innovations, covers the field of ammonia synthesis exhaustively.
When the ICI ammonia synthesis plant started up on the Billingham site in 1921, it produced only 16 tons in the first month and we all know how that grew over time.
Most automobile manufacturers are planning plug-in hybrid or full-electric vehicles; when demand for power is lower at night, they can be charged and electricity can be used for ammonia synthesis, a transportation fuel already being used to power tractors, and planned for trucks and planes, according to Ammonia Fuel Network.
Coupled with the discovery by Haber in 1909 of the Fe-catalyzed ammonia synthesis from nitrogen and hydrogen, the stage was set for the production of synthetic fertilizers and explosives which changed the course of 20th century agriculture and warfare.
Contract notice: Replacement catalytic converters in the faculty preparation of synthesis gas for ammonia synthesis process in the group azoty chemical works "police" sa
This project allows KBR to showcase its superior Ammonia Synthesis Technology and promote our capabilities in this fast growing market segment.
Key highlights of the quarter included ammonia production of 105,900 tons and on-stream rates for the gasifier and ammonia synthesis loop of nearly 100 percent and 98 percent, respectively.
lower temperature gasifiers produce substantial quantities of methane, which is undesirable in an ammonia synthesis feed.