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Joseph Perry Cohen, Tama Maya Copeman: Mobile hydrogen generation and supply system. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, June 8, 2004: US06745801 (108 worldwide citation)

Mobile hydrogen generation and supply system comprising hydrogen precursor storage means for storing one or more hydrogen precursors; one or more hydrogen precursor conversion means selected from the group consisting of means for converting a hydrogen precursor into gaseous hydrogen and means for co ...


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Shankar Nataraj, Steven Lee Russek, Paul Nigel Dyer: Synthesis gas production by mixed conducting membranes with integrated conversion into liquid products. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, September 5, 2000: US06114400 (98 worldwide citation)

Natural gas or other methane-containing feed gas is converted to a C.sub.5 -C.sub.19 hydrocarbon liquid in an integrated system comprising an oxygenative synthesis gas generator, a non-oxygenative synthesis gas generator, and a hydrocarbon synthesis process such as the Fischer-Tropsch process. The o ...


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Madhukar B Rao, Shivaji Sircar, Joseph M Abrardo, William F Baade: Hydrogen recovery by adsorbent membranes. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, James C Simmons, William F Marsh, October 11, 1994: US05354547 (98 worldwide citation)

A composite semipermeable membrane comprising microporous adsorbent material supported by a porous substrate is operated in series with a pressure swing adsorption (PSA) system and the PSA reject gas is used as a sweep gas to improve membrane performance. The integrated membrane-PSA system is partic ...


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David W Studer, Elizabeth S Schaub: Liquid phase methanol process with co-rich recycle. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, James C Simmons, William F Marsh, February 8, 1994: US05284878 (97 worldwide citation)

Methanol is produced by reacting a CO-rich synthesis gas in the presence of a powdered methanol synthesis catalyst suspended in an inert liquid in a liquid phase reactor system. Unreacted CO-rich synthesis gas is recycled to the reactor, thus increasing methanol production and reducing specific powe ...


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Arthur Ramsden Smith, Donald Winston Woodward: Operation method for integrated gasification combined cycle power generation system. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, May 11, 1999: US05901547 (88 worldwide citation)

An integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power generation system is operated at off-design conditions by introducing a supplemental fuel into the combustion turbine combustor to compensate for deviations from system design conditions. Such deviations include changes in ambient temperature an ...


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Shankar Nataraj, Steven Lee Russek: Utilization of synthesis gas produced by mixed conducting membranes. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, August 29, 2000: US06110979 (75 worldwide citation)

Hydrocarbon feedstocks are converted into synthesis gas in a two-stage process comprising an initial steam reforming step followed by final conversion to synthesis gas in a mixed conducting membrane reactor. The steam reforming step converts a portion of the methane into synthesis gas and converts e ...


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Madhukar B Rao, Shivaji Sircar, Joseph M Abrardo, William F Baade: Hydrocarbon fractionation by adsorbent membranes. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, James C Simmons, William F Marsh, July 26, 1994: US05332424 (72 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for separating a multicomponent gas mixture comprising at least three components into three product streams by use of adsorbent membrane zones operating in series. Each product is enriched in a different component based upon the relative strength of adsorption of each component ...


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Madhu Anand, Madhukar B Rao, Shivaji Sircar: Hydrogen recovery by adsorbent membranes. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, July 25, 1995: US05435836 (69 worldwide citation)

Recovery of hydrogen from hydrogen-containing gas mixtures by pressure swing adsorption is increased by utilizing an adsorbent membrane to concentrate hydrogen in the pressure swing adsorption reject gas and recycling the resulting hydrogen-enriched stream to the feed of the pressure swing adsorptio ...


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Arthur Ramsden Smith, Donald Winston Woodward: Air separation process and system with gas turbine drivers. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, February 12, 2002: US06345493 (65 worldwide citation)

An integrated gas turbine and air separation process and system having an air separation unit integrated with a gas turbine-driven air compression system which operates using fuel as the primary energy source. Feed air for the air separation unit is provided by two separate compressors driven by the ...


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Madhukar B Rao, Shivaji Sircar, Timothy C Golden: Gas separation by adsorbent membranes. Air Products and Chemicals, John M Fernbacher, James C Simmons, William F Marsh, April 14, 1992: US05104425 (63 worldwide citation)

Composite semipermeable membranes comprising porous adsorptive material supported by a porous substrate are disclosed for use in a process for the separation of multicomponent gas mixtures. In the process, one or more primary components adsorb within the pores of the adsorptive material and diffuse ...