Treating Methanol Containing Waste Gas Streams (Technology #: 042099-01)

Description:

A method wherein a methanol-containing waste gas stream, such as a pulp mill waste stream which contains methanol and other waste products, including methyl mercaptans, is passed in contact with a catalyst comprising a supported or unsupported bulk metal oxide catalyst in the presence of an oxidizing agent; preferably the gas stream is contacted with the catalyst, in the presence of the oxidizing agent, for a time sufficient to convert at least a portion of the methanol to formaldehyde (CH2O).


STATUS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

This technology is protected under the US Patent 6,198,005


Isreal Wach's Lehigh Page
Patent Information:
Category(s):
Gas/Liquid Treatment
For Information, Contact:
Yatin Karpe
Associate Director
Lehigh University
yak206@lehigh.edu
Inventors:
Israel Wachs
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