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Table 4.

Alcohol and Olefin Contents of Products Synthesised in the Presence of a Cobalt Catalyst

Reaction pressure atmos. gauge Reaction temperature C Gas rate litres/g. cobalt.hr. CO conversion, percent Alcohol content Olefin content
Percent by weight of collected products Percent by weight of total products (calcd. from CO conversion) Percent by weight of collected products Percent of weight of total products (calcd. from CO conversion)
0
0
0
0
157
170
185
1
1
1
24
45
86
3.1
1.8
0.4
1.3
1.0
0.3
22.2
19.7
23.1
9.5
11.0
17.3
10
10
10
10
10
10
160
167
173
176
182
182
1
1
1
1
1
6
25
51
80
90
89
28
19.2
12.6
7.1
5.3
1.6
4.4
8.2
5.3
5.2
3.8
1.1
1.8
29.3
11.5
7.1
6.9
4.9
12.7
12.4
7.7
5.2
4.9
3.5
5.2

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