Patent Number: 6,166,275

Title: Fluorination process

Abstract: A liquid phase fluorination process for producing difluoromethane without corrosion is provided. In the process of this invention, methylene chloride and hydrogen fluoride are reacted in a reactor made of fluorinated polymer to produce a reaction product while a vaporized and superheated recycle stream of process reactants is fed into the reactor.

Inventors: Cerri; Gustavo (Parsippany, NJ), Hunt; Maurice William (Wenonah, NJ), Keeler; David William (Randolph, NJ), Young; Frank Peter (Flemington, NJ)


International Classification: C07C 17/00 (20060101); C07C 17/383 (20060101); C07C 17/20 (20060101); C07C 017/08 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017