2743. ------. [RANEY, M.] Catalytic Material Suitable for Use in Hydrogenation of Oils. United States Patent 1,915,473, June 27, 1933. Chem. Abs., vol. 27, 1933, p. 4362.

Ni is alloyed with Al, and the alloy is powdered, treated with heated H2O or steam under pressure to produce a voluminous catalyzer, heated in air to drive off substantially all H2O, and then heated in H2.

See also French Patent 729,357 (abs. 2742).