04517391 is referenced by 178 patents and cites 10 patents.

Ethanol is prepared by hydrogenating acetic acid under superatmospheric pressure and at elevated temperatures by a process wherein a predominantly cobalt-containing catalyst is used and acetic acid and hydrogen are passed through the reactor, at from 210.degree. to 330.degree. C. and under from 10 to 350 bar, under conditions such that a liquid phase in not formed during this procedure.

Title
Continuous preparation of ethanol
Application Number
6/496573
Publication Number
4517391
Application Date
May 20, 1983
Publication Date
May 14, 1985
Inventor
Wolfgang Steiner
Friedelsheim
DE
Gerd Kaibel
Lampertheim
DE
Bernd Hoppner
Neustadt
DE
Gerhart Eigenberger
Neustadt
DE
Peter Blei
Bad Durkheim
DE
Axel Anderlohr
Mannheim
DE
Franz Josef Mueller
Wachenheim
DE
Schuster Ludwig
Limburgerhof
DE
Agent
John H Shurtleff
Assignee
BASF Aktiengesellschaft
DE
IPC
C07C 31/08
C07C 29/136
View Original Source