Patent Number: 6,252,102

Title: Process for the preparation of methylchlorosilanes

Abstract: In the process for the direct synthesis of methylchlorosilanes from chloromethane and silicon in the presence of a copper catalyst and promoter, the reaction mixture comprising chloromethane, methylchlorosilanes, and dust-like components comprising copper, promoter and silicon are removed continuously. The dust-like components are separated from the reaction mixture and cooled with liquid chloromethane.

Inventors: Kalchauer; Wilfried (Burghausen, DE), Straussberger; Herbert (Mehring/Od, DE), Streckel; Willibald (Mehring/Od, DE), Gross; Jochen (Mehring/Od, DE)

Assignee: Wacker-Chemie GmbH

International Classification: C07F 7/00 (20060101); C07F 7/16 (20060101); C07F 007/16 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018