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This invention relates to a process of manufacturing ketenes, more particularly, a process for manufacturing ketenes by gas phase dehydration of carboxylic acids. The catalyst used in this process consists of a high surface area silica of at least 100 m.sup.2 /gram.

Title
Catalyst and process for synthesis of ketenes from carboxylic acids
Application Number
8/255348
Publication Number
5475144
Application Date
June 8, 1994
Publication Date
December 12, 1995
Inventor
M A Barteau
Wilmington
DE, US
M C Libby
West Henrietta
NY, US
P C Watson
Elkton
MD, US
Agent
Connolly & Hutz
Assignee
The University of Delaware
DE, US
IPC
C07C 45/89
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