Research in Engineering and Aviation

Catalytic oxidation process

May 13, 2008

Author(s):  Fushimi, R., Gaffney, A., Gleaves, J., Han, S., Shekhtman, S., Yablonsky, G.

Patent No: US Patent 7,371,883. May 13, 2008.


An improved single-step catalytic vapor phase (amm)oxidation process for the conversion of one or more C2-C8 alkanes to one or more oxidation products, including unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated nitriles, whereby a higher yield of the oxidation products is achieved.