Introduction

Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES, volume 7)

Abstract

Three-phase fixed-bed reactors are very often encountered in industrial applications for carrying out different chemical reactions between gaseous and liquid reactants on porous catalysts, in processes such as, hydrogenation, hydrotreating, purification, the Fischer–Tropsch synthesis, and in many others. These processes form the basis for production of a large variety of intermediate and ultimate products in refinery, bulk and fine chemistry, in manufacture of monomers, solvents, pharmaceuticals, fragrances, fuels, food additives, etc.

Keywords

Catalysis Expense Hydrotreating 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BayreuthBayreuthGermany
  2. 2.MPCP GmbHBayreuthGermany

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