Patent Number: 6,294,709

Title: Process for decomposing fluorocarbons reagent and apparatus used therefor

Abstract: Fluorocarbons including perfluorocarbons and hydrofluorocarbons are highly efficiently decomposed by contacting a gaseous fluorocarbon with a reagent comprising carbon and an alkaline earth metal or carbon, an alkaline earth metal and an alkali metal at an elevated temperature, the decomposed halogen being fixed to the reagent.

Inventors: Izumikawa; Chiaki (Tokyo, JP), Tezuka; Kazumasa (Okayama, JP), Ito; Kazuto (Okayama, JP), Atobe; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kaneko; Toraichi (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Dowa Mining Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A62D 3/00 (20060101); A62D 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018