KALCAT™

Product Range


KALCAT™ products are activated metal catalysts based on nickel. These versatile products are suitable for hydrogenation reactions and are delivered in water. Easy to handle, KALCAT™ products are used for many applications, for example, the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients, flavors and fragrances and polyols.


Chemical-physical properties

Product

Metal content/type

Promotor/
Embedding agent

D50 Particle size

Applications

KALCAT™ 1961

93 % Ni

none/none

28

  • Hydrogenation of nitro to the corresponding amines

  • Hydrogenation of aldehydes and ketones to primary amine

KALCAT™ 2921

93 % Ni

none/none

25

  • Hydrogenation of CC double bonds

  • Hydrogenation of aromatic carbonyls to alcohols

KALCAT™ 3063

93 % Ni

none/none

25

  • Hydrogenation of CC double bonds

  • Hydrogenation of aromatic nitro to aromatic amine

KALCAT™ 3801

93 % Ni

none/none

28

  • Hydrogenation of hetero aromatics

  • Hydrogenation of aromatics

KALCAT™ 4061

91 % Ni

Cr/none

30

  • Hydrogenation of CN triple bonds to primary amines

  • Hydrogenation of aliphatic aldehydes and ketones

  • Hydrogenation of aromatic carbonyls to alcohols

KALCAT™ 6104

93 % Ni

none/none

30

  • Hydronation of sugars to sugar alcohols

  • Hydrogenation of CN triple bonds to primary amines

KALCAT™ 8030

90 % Ni

Fe/none

30

  • Hydroganation of aromatics

  • Hydrogenation of aromatic nitro groups in halo nitro aromatics

  • Hydrogenation of aliphatic aldehydes and ketones

- All percentages are given in wt. %
- Particel size is given in µm

Cr: chromium, Mo: molybdenum, Fe: iron