2744. ------. [RANEY, M.] Catalytic Nickel. United States Patent 1,563,587, Dec. 1, 1925. Chem. Abs., vol. 20, 1926, p. 515.

Pulverized alloy of Ni 50 and Si 50% is treated with NaOH to convert the Si into Na silicate, and the finely divided catalytic material is separated from the solution. It is suitable for use in hydrogenating oils.