/XObject << /Parent 280 0 R propane are used to produce crude acrylic acid by using the two stage propylene oxidation process as discussed above. /F1 29 0 R /FXE1 152 0 R >> >> Introduction. >> endobj /F1 29 0 R /ExtGState << Figure 1 depicts a propylene oxidation process similar to technology for the production of ester-grade acrylic acid (EAA) that was developed by Lurgi GmbH (Frankfurt, Germany; part of Air Liquide; Paris; www.airliquide.com) and Nippon Kayaku (Tokyo; www.nipponkayaku.co.jp). /F4 32 0 R /Resources << /FXX4 23 0 R /FirstChar 32 /Group << endobj /FXX4 23 0 R /FXX1 22 0 R /CS /DeviceRGB 7 0 obj /Tabs /S /F7 46 0 R The total fixed capital estimated includes the inside- and outside-battery limit units (production units, storage installations, utilities facilities and auxiliary buildings). The chemical industry is currently facing the challenge of developing biobased production processes suitable for a more sustainable chemical industry. /F5 31 0 R /View << Chemical-grade (CG) propylene is mixed with steam and air and fed to a two-step oxidation reaction system. /Type /Group 18 0 obj >> >> >> /F1 29 0 R >> /FXX2 27 0 R /Type /Page >> /Type /Catalog /FXX4 23 0 R endobj /Tabs /S The process flow diagram is an essential part of chemical engineering. >> /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] >> /Annots [ 137 0 R 138 0 R ] /Height 161 >> /FXX2 27 0 R << /FXE2 93 0 R /F5 31 0 R Processes based on propylene oxidation are traditionally most employed in the production of acrylic acid. /Width 302 /Subtype /TrueType >> Production of Acrylic Acid Process Description Figure 1 is a preliminary process flow diagram (PFD) for the acrylic acid production process. /Annots [ 153 0 R 154 0 R ] 28 0 obj It can be found…, This column is based on “Acrylonitrile Production from Propylene,” a report published by Intratec. Jim Idol suggested acrylonitrile as a derivative of acrylic acid and successfully carried out catalytic conversion of the ammonium salt of acrylic acid. /Image142 157 0 R /FXX3 159 0 R /XObject << Process DescriptionFigure 1 is a preliminary process flow diagram (PFD) for the acrylic acid production process. /LastChar 32 /Image117 125 0 R /Parent 279 0 R /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] /Type /Page This method of production of acrylic acid … /CS /DeviceRGB Privacy Policy. endstream /Annots [ 162 0 R 163 0 R ] © 2021 Access Intelligence, LLC. /F1 29 0 R /F12 65 0 R /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] Acrylic Acid is a moderately strong carboxylic acid primarily used as an intermediate in the production of acrylates esters. /Font << /XObject << The aqueous phase is mixed with the raffinate from the extraction step and sent to a raffinate stripper to minimize the solvent losses. The bottom stream from the solvent-recovery column is then fed to the crude acrylic-acid column, where a concentrated acrylic acid stream is obtained as the bottom product. /FXE1 161 0 R 31 0 obj Part of the residual gas obtained by the top of the quench tower is incinerated, with the balance being recycled to the first-step reactor. /XObject << /FXX2 27 0 R /Subtype /XML The aqueous solution is sent to downstream units for product recovery. Callahan, Foreman and Veatch secured key patents on the bismuth phosphomolybdate catalyst, and from then on, things were destined to happen fast. >> << >> /ExtGState << /FXX3 92 0 R %���� /F1 29 0 R 10 0 obj /S /Transparency /Category [ /Print ] Steam is fed at the feeds for safety purpose and later separated, and leaves as a product, by- product, recycled and waste stream. /F10 48 0 R The raw materials are propylene and oxygen. /Subtype /BG /Type /Page It conveys a process and the path of its individual components - therefore, it is essential to learn how to read and create one. >> 4) Provide and cite references for the process variables (temperature, pressure, conversion, selectivity, composition) used in your calculations. /Type /Group /Name /F1 /Image151 169 0 R >> 3 is a process flow diagram for a fixed bed operation of the reactor system to produce acrylic acid from bPL according to the methods of this invention. >> /CS /DeviceRGB endobj /Resources << >> endobj >> >> /F7 46 0 R /ExtGState << Editor’s Note: The content for this column is supplied by Intratec Solutions LLC (Houston; www.intratec.us) and edited by Chemical Engineering. /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] /Group << 18 0 R 19 0 R 20 0 R ] Reaction and quench. /Type /Page /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /FXX1 22 0 R /Group << /F1 29 0 R /FXX1 22 0 R /S /Transparency /Font << /Tabs /S /Image130 140 0 R >> /FXX1 22 0 R /Type /Group /Name /F2 /Export << /Group << >> >> /FXX1 22 0 R /Print << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /XObject << /Group << /Resources << /FXX4 23 0 R /Contents 108 0 R VR/AR Software Engineer (Systems & Design) - Three Space Lab - Boston, Manufacturing/Process Engineer I - Danaher - Miami, FL, Postdoctoral Fellowships in Threat Detection Technology - ORISE - Atlantic City, NJ, Maintenance Technician - Spectrum - Rochester, MN, Manufacturing/Process Engineer I - Beckman Coulter Diagnostics - Miami, FL. >> >> >> /Contents 90 0 R The heat generated by the exothermic reactions is used to generate steam. /F3 33 0 R /Image149 167 0 R >> endobj >> /Image58 43 0 R /XObject << /FXX3 110 0 R << 1. Acrylic acid (AA) is used as a precursor for a wide variety of chemicals in the polymers and textile industries. /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj >> >> /Parent 279 0 R /Widths 185 0 R /ExtGState << /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] >> /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /Image136 148 0 R >> /Type /Page Acrylic acid (AA) is widely used as an intermediate of chemicals and polymer in textile industry (Xu et al., 2006).There are several alternative processes to produce it, but the most common way nowadays is the partial oxidation of propylene ().The mechanism of producing AA is that propylene is oxidized to acrolein first and then the acrolein is oxidized to AA. /F2 28 0 R /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /F9 44 0 R endobj /Type /Font /S /Transparency /BaseFont /Times#20New#20Roman,BoldItalic /Parent 279 0 R /Group << /Contents 174 0 R >> /S /Transparency These acrylate esters are then mainly used to manufacture adhesives, plastics additives, coatings, paints and textiles. 9 0 obj This report shows a feasibility study of bio-based Acrylic Acid production from glucose syrup in a plant assumed to be located in the United States. /AcroForm << /Parent 280 0 R Figure 1 depicts a propylene oxidation process similar to technology for the production of ester-grade acrylic acid (EAA) that was developed by Lurgi GmbH (Frankfurt, Germany; part of Air Liquide; Paris; www.airliquide.com) and Nippon Kayaku (Tokyo; www.nipponkayaku.co.jp). /FirstChar 32 /Font << /Annots [ 95 0 R 96 0 R 97 0 R 98 0 R 99 0 R ] Processing & Handling, By Chemical Engineering | February 1, 2016. /FXE2 170 0 R /Tabs /S Total PDF Watermark Remover 1.0.214 >> /FXX3 126 0 R /F4 32 0 R /Group << /CS /DeviceRGB /Subtype /TrueType endobj /FXE2 135 0 R /FXE2 49 0 R The final plant design produces about 86,000 tons per year of acrylic acid. The content represents the opinions of Intratec only. /Tabs /S /Subtype /Type0 Both processes depend /BaseFont /Times#20New#20Roman,Bold /Parent 280 0 R /Tabs /S >> /FirstChar 32 /FXE1 35 0 R /Group << endobj /F4 32 0 R /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /Kids [ 6 0 R 7 0 R 8 0 R 9 0 R 10 0 R 11 0 R 12 0 R 13 0 R 14 0 R 15 0 R 16 0 R 17 0 R /Contents 139 0 R << /F9 44 0 R /FXX1 22 0 R stream /S /Transparency /Widths 187 0 R Figure 2. /Widths 193 0 R >> /Image143 156 0 R /Font << >> Steam in added to provide thermal ballast. >> /Count 15 /F5 31 0 R For a complex process, block flow diagrams can be used to break up a complicated system into more reasonable principle stages/sectors. Dioxide Materials’ U.S. Patent No. Thepropylene feed may be assumed pure vapor at 446 kPa. /FXX1 22 0 R /Contents 131 0 R /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /FXX2 27 0 R >> /Image85 80 0 R 6 0 obj The process flow diagram is divided into three sections: process topology, stream information, and equipment information. /Contents [ 21 0 R 278 0 R ] /Type /Font /OCGs [ 5 0 R ] >> /FXX4 23 0 R Introduction Acrylic acid (CH 2 =CHCOOH) is the simplest unsaturated carboxylic acid and exists as a colourless liquid with pungent smell at standard temperature and pressure (T = 298K, P = 1atm). /FXX2 27 0 R A design feasibility study is presented to analyze the economics behind producing acrylic acid from the selective oxidation of propane to propylene over a mixed metal oxide catalyst, Mo1V0.30Te0.23Nb0.125Ox. The process is based on the fermentation route of glucose, yielding Acrylic Acid, similar to the speculative process proposed by the Delft University of Technology. /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /Tabs /S /Resources << >> The usual mechanism /Type /OCG June 18th, 2018 - Design And Control Of Processes For 2 Ethylhexyl Acrylate Production By Esterification Of Acrylic Acid AA And 2 The Process Flow Diagram Is Showed''OPTIMIZATION ON ACRYLIC ACID PLANT BY USING ASPEN PLUS June 21st, 2018 - Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the 2 2 2 Process Flow Diagram Table 2 3 Flow Summary Table for Acrylic Acid Process 14''Acrylic >> << /FirstChar 32 /F2 28 0 R /Type /Group /F2 28 0 R Business Ideas & Opportunities in Petrochemicals Sector . >> >> /F2 28 0 R /Usage << In the first step, the propylene is oxidized to acrolein and, in the second step, the acrolein is oxidized to acrylic acid. Keywords: Acrylic Acid Production, PTA analysis, Pinch analysis 1. The diagram shows a process similar to the Lurgi/Nippon Kayaku technology for ester-grade acrylic acid production. /F4 32 0 R /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] >> >> Industrial Process Economics Reports About Acrylic Acid Acrylic Acid is a moderately strong carboxylic acid primarily used as an intermediate in the production of acrylates esters. Steam in added to provide thermal ballast. /ExtGState << >> /CS /DeviceRGB 29 0 obj /F9 44 0 R /Annots [ 178 0 R 179 0 R 180 0 R 181 0 R ] /Type /Font endobj >> /FXE2 104 0 R /Annots [ 113 0 R 114 0 R ] /Image118 124 0 R /F4 32 0 R >> /BaseFont /Symbol Finally, the product from the dedimerizer is sent to the bottoms stripper column, where the heavy ends are separated and sent to waste. /Type /Page It can be found at: www.intratec.us/analysis/acrylonitrile-e11a.…, The 2021 Kirkpatrick Award: Call for nominations, Preventing Electrostatic Explosions and Fires, New Ways to Achieve Better Control of Emissions, Enhancing photocatalytic activity by tuning wall thickness of TiO2 nanotubes, A breakthrough in artificial intelligence-enabled materials discovery, Membrane extraction improves biofuel yield, Membrane-based system for low-cost CO2 capture to be demonstrated at engineering scale, Storing excess electricity as high-temperature heat, Process for recycling of cotton garments produces multi-ton quantities for testing, Radiative cooling: A coating for windows that also cools, Facts at your Fingertips: Nickel-based Superalloys, Technology Profile: Dimethyl Ether Production from Natural Gas and Carbon Dioxide, Customizable mobile totes for biopharmaceutical applications, Achieve repeatable reactions with this one-step solution, New industrial PCs create a secure visualization system, These dust monitors now have hazardous-location approvals, Powder sifters automatically remove foreign objects, Thermal and visible videoscope for underground utility vaults, Automatically dispense a variety of media, Cr-free corrosion inhibitors provide long-lasting protection, An industrial edge platform for data processing, A new turbopump for ion-implantation applications, Optimize industrial training with immersive virtual reality, A needle valve for high-pressure applications, A sanitary rotary mixer that is washdown-rated, Explosion-protected products are now CCC-compliant, A reliable and versatile pneumatic pressure controller, Purify complex bio-based solutions with these new resins, New high-volume granulation equipment improves yield, New cleaning agent rapidly breaks down fats and greases, Protect potable water with this diverse product family, Choosing Footwear for Chemical Working Environments, Technology Profile: Isopropyl Alcohol Production from Acetone, Facts At Your Fingertips: Hydrogen flame hazards and leak detection, Technology Profile: Sodium Chlorate Production, Technology Profile: Titanium Dioxide Production, Technology Profile: Bio-based Butanediol Production, Technology Profile: Ethylene Dichloride Production, Technology Profile: Acrylonitrile Production from Propylene. /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> /F14 82 0 R >> << /FXX2 27 0 R Already a Chemical Engineering gold or platinum member? Figure 2.1 Preliminary Process Flow Diagram (PFD) for the Production of Acrylic Acid from Propylene 12 Figure 2.2 Process Flowsheet of Acrylic Acid Plant 13 Figure 3.1 General Procedures for Optimization 30 Figure 3.2 Brief Flow Chart on Steady State Simulation 31 Figure 3.3 Flow Sheet for the production of Acrylic Acid Plant in Aspen Plus 32 >> 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate (2-EHA) is an important bulk chemical used as precursor in the production of acrylic polymers.Industrially, 2-EHA is produced batchwise by esterification of acrylic acid (AA) and 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH), with formation of water as byproduct (Ohara et al., 2003).The reaction takes place in presence of strong homogeneous catalysts as sulfuric acid … /S /Transparency Several pathways exist for acrylic acid production. The analyses and models presented are prepared on the basis of publicly available and non-confidential information. Pinch analysis for the entire process plant was done by using Aspen energy analyzer. /CS /DeviceRGB /Encoding /Identity-H The effluent from the reaction system is sent to a quench tower, where the acrylic acid formed is absorbed in water. endobj /FXE1 171 0 R >> /Parent 279 0 R /Image148 166 0 R The column overhead stream, mainly comprised of acetic acid and light impurities, is sent to a recovery column. Both steps are carried out in tubular, fixed-bed reactors. /Tabs /S endobj /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /BaseFont /Times#20New#20Roman /FXX3 168 0 R << /Resources << /Image94 91 0 R /FXX3 81 0 R /Resources << << /CS /DeviceRGB << /Length 2379 >> /ToUnicode 190 0 R The top portion of the extractor, containing the acrylic acid, is sent to a solvent-recovery column to recover a two-phase overheads stream. >> /ExtGState << A BFD is the simplest form of the flow diagrams used in industry. /Font << /F2 28 0 R /FXE2 84 0 R >> /PageElement << /Resources << /FXX3 41 0 R /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] /S /Transparency >> /F7 46 0 R Acrylic acid is a moderately strong carboxylic acid primarily used as an intermediate in the production of acrylate esters. FIG. >> The proposed design for the production of acrylic acid consists ofone compressor, two heat exchangers, one rector and distillation columns.Process flow diagram was shown in figure 1. /Subtype /TrueType %PDF-1.5 /Parent 279 0 R 20 0 obj << endobj 16 0 obj x��۾#E�y"���ED@D�� *3030'��+�����x�~�. This process is described in the next paragraphs. endobj /Name (Headers/Footers) >> /Annots [ 86 0 R 87 0 R 88 0 R 89 0 R ] /FXX3 64 0 R This two-phase stream is separated and the organic phase, containing the solvent, is recycled to the extractor. /OCGs [ 5 0 R ] /Group << /FontDescriptor 188 0 R endobj /F2 28 0 R /FXE2 160 0 R /F4 32 0 R /Font << >> /ExportState /ON The raw materials are propylene and oxygen. In the first step, the propylene is oxidized to acrolein a… /Annots [ 172 0 R 173 0 R ] /S /Transparency /FXX2 27 0 R >> /Parent 280 0 R Rearrangement: C,H,O2---C,H,COOH B-Propiolactone --- Acrylic Acid Figure 1 depicts the Process Flow Diagram (PFD) of the production of acrylic acid from the partial oxidation of propylene (propene). /Type /Group /Image150 165 0 R /Widths 189 0 R /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] /F1 29 0 R /F13 83 0 R /Pages 281 0 R /ON [ 4 0 R 5 0 R ] /XObject << /F6 30 0 R (9) 2.5 Acrylic acid from Lactic Acid Acrylic acid can be produced by the vapour phase dehydration of lactic acid. >> >> /FXX2 27 0 R /F2 28 0 R /FXX3 142 0 R /ExtGState << /F2 28 0 R 13 0 obj >> There are several chemical pathways to produce AA, but the most common one is via the partial oxidation of propylene. The column bottoms are sent to a dedimerizer to convert the dimer impurity, formed in the process, back to acrylic acid. /Type /Metadata >> /DescendantFonts 191 0 R /LastChar 183 << /ITXT (4.1.6) /CS /DeviceRGB /Lang (en-US) /FXX4 23 0 R /F1 29 0 R /ExtGState << /Parent 280 0 R /Group << >> /F1 29 0 R /Type /Group /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] /Type /Font /FXX2 27 0 R /Parent 279 0 R More information about the methodology for preparing analysis can be found, along with terms of use, at www.intratec.us/che. /PageElement << /LastChar 124 /FXE2 176 0 R /BaseFont /Arial /FXX1 22 0 R /CS /DeviceRGB >> /S /Transparency >> << /Type /Page /Contents 40 0 R /XObject << /Annots [ 121 0 R 122 0 R ] /S /Transparency /FXE1 105 0 R FIG. /F7 46 0 R /XObject << /F6 30 0 R /Type /Group >> >> /F1 29 0 R /D << /RBGroups [ ] /Widths 183 0 R /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] Print >> /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /F2 28 0 R /F13 83 0 R 14 0 obj Acrylic acid = 117.58 kmol/hr Acetic acid = 15.38 kmol/hr CO2= 15.38 kmol/hr O2= 41.167kmol/hr N2= 908.47 kmol/hr Steam = 660.286 kmol/hr From literature: Acrylic acid and acetic acid is absorbed using water as solvent. >> << /FXX3 134 0 R /Annots [ 106 0 R 107 0 R ] /Contents 123 0 R /Contents 78 0 R /FontDescriptor 192 0 R /FXX4 23 0 R /S /Transparency Decrease SizeIncrease Size Reaction and quench.Chemical-grade (CG) propylene is mixed with steam and air and fed to a two-step oxidation reaction system. /F7 46 0 R /Image59 42 0 R /Type /Group /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /Name /F6 << /Filter /FlateDecode /Font << /Type /Page /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] 9,790,161 describes an environmentally beneficial process for preparing a method for forming acrylic acid that does not use propylene as a feedstock. /Tabs /S /FXX4 23 0 R The most commonly used processes are based on Nippon Shokubai, BASF, BP (Sohio), and Mitsubishi catalysts or technologies. /FXE2 34 0 R /Type /Page ] /S /Transparency /F2 28 0 R /F2 28 0 R 4 0 obj /F4 32 0 R >> >> /Annots [ 129 0 R 130 0 R ] >> /Resources << endobj /Type /Group /FXX4 23 0 R /FXE2 143 0 R /Font << /FXE2 111 0 R /CS /DeviceRGB Attached is an executive summary of the proposed design, a process /Category [ /Export ] The air feed, which may be considered to 15 0 obj << /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] Figure 2 illustrates other alternative pathways for the production of acrylic acid, starting from different feedstocks. oxidation of propylene to acrylic acid. /CS /DeviceRGB >> /FontDescriptor 186 0 R >> International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) /Annots [ 51 0 R 52 0 R 53 0 R 54 0 R 55 0 R 56 0 R 57 0 R 58 0 R 59 0 R 60 0 R 61 0 R ] /Interpolate false /Type /Group /F7 46 0 R >> /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding << /F1 29 0 R /FXE1 67 0 R >> >> By comparing the results of the adiabatic case and isothermal case where the reactor is at 310° C, our run including the molten salt coolant can be expected to have an outlet molar flow of acrylic acid between 28 and 100 kmol/hr.. Next in the simulation procedure was to design and implement the molten salt stream into the acrylic acid process. >> /LastChar 32 /FXX2 27 0 R /FirstChar 32 /ExtGState << << >> << A block flow diagram (BFD) is a drawing of a chemical processes used to simplify and understand the basic structure of a system. 3 0 obj /Subtype /Image /FXE2 66 0 R << >> /Type /Page PDF /Group << /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] 1 0 obj >> /FXX1 22 0 R /Length 3733 32 0 obj /FXX3 103 0 R /Subtype /HF /CS /DeviceRGB /FXE2 151 0 R << /Type /Group 4 is a process flow diagram for a moving bed operation of the reactor system to produce acrylic acid from … /ExtGState << >> /FXX4 23 0 R RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION SUPPLIED IN THIS PUBLICATION IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. /F7 46 0 R /Type /Page >> /F8 45 0 R /Category [ /View ] The total fixed capital estimated to construct such a plant producing 150,000 metric tons per year of EAA in the second quarter of 2015 in the U.S. is about $350 million. >> >> application/pdf View BLOCK FLOW DIAGRAM.pdf from CHEM 183F at Malayan Colleges Laguna. 33 0 obj /Contents 164 0 R Acrylic acid (2-propenoic acid) is a highly reactive carboxylic acid that can react with itself to form polyacrylic acid, which is used as an absorbent in hygiene products. /Usage << /Tabs /S 17 0 obj /Event /Export /Metadata 1 0 R 11 0 obj /F1 29 0 R >> >> /FXE1 128 0 R >> /Event /View /XObject << /Font << Description: Acrylic Acid Production from Propylene. /Type /Group << >> >> /Type /Page /Tabs /S International Journal of ChemTech Research 2018-08-10T14:17:28Z /CS /DeviceRGB Certain articles contain the author's personal recommendations only. << 2020-04-08T18:22:40+05:30 >> >> BLOCK FLOW DIAGRAM ACRYLIC ACID PRODUCTION FROM ETHYLENE /Annots [ 36 0 R 37 0 R 38 0 R 39 0 R ] /BaseFont /Arial,Bold /Tabs /S /F4 32 0 R It can be found…, This column is based on “Titanium Dioxide Production Process – Cost Analysis,” a report published by Intratec. /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.32 841.92 ] Critical information unique to the process (such as a chemical reaction) is supplied; Block Flow Diagram Example – Oxidation of Propene to Acrylic Acid. 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Most acrylic acid is converted into commodity esters from crude acrylic acid (CAA),generally >97% purity. /Contents 115 0 R >> >> This publication contains text, graphics, images, and other content (collectively "Content"), which are for informational purposes only. /FXE1 50 0 R /Type /Pages /Group << /ExtGState << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] /FXE2 119 0 R /Image74 63 0 R >> /Image24 25 0 R << /FXE1 136 0 R US2917538A US703730A US70373057A US2917538A US 2917538 A US2917538 A US 2917538A US 703730 A US703730 A US 703730A US 70373057 A US70373057 A US 70373057A US 2917538 A US2917538 A US 2917538A Authority US United States Prior art keywords reaction acid reaction zone acrylic acid alcohol Prior art date 1957-12-19 Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is … /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding /Subtype /TrueType Comment >> endobj As described in the patent, shortcomings and limitations of existing processes are overcome by a sustainable process for the production of organic acids having at least three carbon atoms. /Parent 279 0 R >> /FXE1 94 0 R /FXE1 85 0 R The propylene feed may be assumed pure vapor at 446 kPa. 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