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In the manufacture of MeOH by the catalytic reduction of CO at elevated temperature and pressure, the apparatus used is lined with a metal or alloy resistant to CO at the temperature of working. Cu, Ag, Al, and their alloys or special steel containing Cr, Mn, W, Mo, or V are specified.