PATENTS

2740. ------. [RAMAGE, A. S.] (Merlin Wiley and Ora L. Smith as trustees). Vapor-Phase Treatment of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons to Produce Alcohols. United States Patent 2,035,189, Mar. 24, 1936. Chem. Abs., vol. 30, 1936, p. 2985.

CO2 is introduced into hydrocarbon vapors, and the resulting mixture is heated to about 540-815 in the presence of metallic Fe and steam, at substantially atmospheric pressure. Describes arrangement of apparatus.