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Hydrogenation Processes


Catalysts for a variety of hydrogenation processes

Clariant offers a broad portfolio of catalysts for hydrogenation processes. The range includes copper-, precious metal- and our nickel-based catalyst series, NiSat®. These are available in a variety of shapes and sizes for such key processes as:
  • Oleochemical production
  • Gas and liquid phase aldehyde hydrogenation for the production of oxo alcohols
  • The commercial production of caprolactam
  • Production of diols using the key leading technologies
  • Slurry or fixed bed resin hydrogenation processes
  • Production of amines from nitriles, alcohols or nitrobenzene
  • The hydrogenation steps for propylene oxide production
  • Hydrogenation of acetone to isopropanol
  • Production of fine chemicals like flavors and fragrances
Additionally, Clariant offers hydrogenation, dehydrogenation and polishing catalysts for a vast number of other processes.