PATENTS

2513. ------. [NATTA, G.]. [Methanol.] French Patent 681,147, Feb. 7, 1929. Chem. Abs., vol. 24, 1930, p. 4305.

Hydrocarbons, alcohols, and other compounds, particularly MeOH, are made from gaseous mixtures of CO, H2, and CO2, which contain at least 2 vol. of H2 for 1 vol. of CO, obtained by passing a mixture of 1 vol. of O2 with at least 2 vol. of steam over charcoal heated to about 700.

See also French Patent 670,763 (abs. 2512).