R. I. 5137
Synthesis of Methane - 1955
J. J. Demeter2/
M. D. Schlesinger2/
G. E. Johnson2/
J. W. Myers4 5/
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|Chemistry and thermodynamics||3|
|Criteria of catalyst and process evaluation||18|
|Catalysts: Preparation and pretreatment||19|
|Results of iron-catalyst tests in conventional bed||31|
|Discussion of iron-catalyst tests in conventional bed||34|
|Results and discussion of nickel-catalysts tests in conventional bed||38|
|Results of nickel-catalyst tests in multiple feed bed||46|
|Discussion of nickel-catalyst tests in multiple-feed bed||49|
1/ Physical chemist, Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, Pa.
2/ Chemical engineer, Bureau of Mines, Bruceton, Pa.
3/ Chemical engineer, Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, Pa.
4/ Chief, Combustion Research Section, Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, Pa.
5/ In preparing this report the authors were assisted by J. F. Shultz and his staff who handled the fixed-bed testing phase of the work, F. J. Schoeneweis who prepared catalysts, A. J. Sharkey who made the mass-spectrometer analyses, M. E. Kundick who made chemical analyses of catalysts and products, and Mrs. W. Peebles who made X-ray analyses of catalysts.