Metalyst™ MC

Product range


Metalyst™ products are activated metal catalysts based on nickel, cobalt or copper which are utilized in hydrogenation reactions. These products are delivered either in water or as embedded material in distearylamine (DSA) or polyethylene glycol (PEG) for water-free processes. These products are sold worldwide for the manufacture of polyols such as sorbitol, for fatty amines in the care specialties industry and for industrial chemicals (e.g. 1,4-butanediol and toluene diamine).


Chemical-physical properties

Product

Metal content/type

Promotor/ embedding agent

D50 particle size

Applications

Metalyst™ MC 111

93 % Ni

none/none

28

  • Hydrogenation of olefins to alkanes

  • Hydrogenation of nitriles to the corresponding amines

  • Hydrogenation of carbonyl groups to the corresponding alcohols

Metalyst™ MC 111 DSA

60 % Ni

none/DSA

28

  • Hydrogenation of fatty nitriles

Metalyst™ MC 113

93 % Ni

none/none

44

  • Hydrogenation of nitro groups

  • Hydrogenation of CN triple bonds to primary amines

  • Reductive alkylation and amination

Metalyst™ MC 113 DSA

60 % Ni*

none/DSA

44

  • Hydrogenation of Fatty Nitriles

Metalyst™ MC 113 PEG

40 % Ni**

none/PEG

44

  • Hydrogenation of CN bonds

  • Hydrogenation of nitro groups

  • Hydrogenation of CC bonds

Metalyst™ MC 502

87 % Ni

Cr, Fe/none

32

  • Adiponitrile to HMDA

  • Hydrogenation of CN bonds

  • Aceton to isopropanol

Metalyst™ MC 507

94 % Ni

Cr/none

23

  • DNT to TDA

  • Aromatic nitro groups to aromatic amines

Metalyst™ MC 512

86 % Ni

Cr, Fe/none

32

  • Hydrogenation of CN triple bonds to primary amines

  • Hydrogenation of CN double bonds (Imines)

  • Hydrogenation of aromatics

Metalyst™ MC 811

92 % Ni

Mo/none

28

  • Hydrogenation of sugars to sugar alcohols

  • Butynediol to butanediol

  • Hydrogenation of CC double bonds

Metalyst™ MC 813 

92 % Ni

Mo/none

44

  • Hydrogenation of sugars to sugar alcohols

Metalyst™ MC 814

92 % Ni

Mo/none

47

  • Hydrogenation of sugars to sugar alcohols

- all percentages are given in wt. %

- particel size is given in µm

*   Dysterilammine (DSA) content of 40 wt. % and active nickel phase wt. 60%

** Polyetheleneglycol (PEG) content of 60 wt. % and active nickel phase wt. 40%

Cr: chromium, Fe: iron, Mo: molybdenum

Copper: Evonik produces powder sponge Copper catalysts which can be provided upon requestCobalt: Evonik produces powder sponge Cobalt catalysts which can be provided upon request