Patent Number: 7,754,163

Title: Pseudo-isothermal catalytic reactor

Abstract: Pseudo-isothermal chemical reactor (1) for catalytic reactions with a vertical axis, comprising a substantially cylindrical shell (2), Closed at the opposite ends by upper (4) and lower (3) bottoms respectively, a reaction zone (8) in which a catalytic bed (11) and a plurality of flat, boxed, plate-shaped heat exchangers (12), having the shape of a parallelepiped and having long sides parallel to said vertical axis and short sides perpendicular to it, situated in said reaction zone and supported in an arrangement on parallel cords at a predetermined distance.

Inventors: Filippi; Ermanno (Castagnola, CH), Rizzi; Enrico (Casnate Con Bernate, IT), Tarozzo; Mirco (Ligornetto, CH)

Assignee: Methanol Casale S.A.

International Classification: B01J 8/02 (20060101); F28F 3/12 (20060101); F28D 1/03 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-07-13 0:00:00