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A New Era of Ammonia Synthesis Catalysts

amomax 10 plus

AmoMax® 10 Plus is Clariant's latest generation of wustite-based ammonia synthesis catalysts. The catalyst is based on the proven ammonia synthesis catalyst AmoMax 10 with an improved promoter set. The optimization of concentration and ratio of the promoter system lead to higher activity, higher stability and a faster startup of AmoMax 10 Plus. The significantly increased activity allows operation with a higher per pass conversion and lower loop pressure, which can be utilized for added ammonia production and/or energy savings. The higher stability and improved water resistance increase the catalyst lifetime and enable a faster catalyst reduction. 

MAIN BENEFITS

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PRODUCT BENEFITS

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HIGHER ACTIVITY

Compared to AmoMax 10
at least 8% higher productivity

 

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LOWER LIGHT OF TEMPERATURE

Lower reduction and light-off temperature than AmoMax 10
10 to 15ºC lower

 

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HIGHER POISON RESISTANCE

Improved poison and water resistance

 

CUSTOMER BENEFITS

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ENERGY SAVINGS AND LESS CO2 EMISSIONS

Loop pressure reduced by up to 10 bar
Ammonia concentration at converter outlet approx. 1% higher
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LONGER LIFETIME

Higher poison and water resistance
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INCREASED AMMONIA PRODUCTION

Up to 3% higher
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ENERGY SAVINGS AND LESS CO2 EMISSIONS

Loop pressure reduced by up to 10 bar
Ammonia concentration at converter outlet 1% higher

INCREASED AMMONIA PRODUCTION

Up to 3% higher

LONGER LIFETIME

Higher poison and water resistance

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PERFORMANCE OF AMOMAX 10 PLUS

The next generation of Clariant AmoMax 10 catalysts shows at least 8% higher ammonia productivity and excellent thermal stability. AmoMax 10 Plus provides a significantly better water resistance and is considerably more active especially at low temperatures, where the temporary poisoning effect of water is typically the strongest. AmoMax 10 Plus allows quicker startup with lower reduction and light-off temperature.

HIGHER AMMONIA PRODUCTION

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PERFORMANCE OF AMOMAX® 10 PLUS

at 100 bar with 80 ppm H2O in feed

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H2O AND NH3 CONCENTRATION DURING REDUCTION

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FROM MAGNETITE TO WUSTITE BASED CATALYSTS

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