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Herng Shinn Hwang, Ronald M Heck, Robert M Yarrington: Fuel cell electric power production. Engelhard Corporation, June 11, 1985: US04522894 (176 worldwide citation)

A process for generating electricity from a fuel cell includes generating a hydrogen-rich gas as the fuel for the fuel cell by treating a hydrocarbon feed, which may be a normally liquid feed, in an autothermal reformer utilizing a first monolithic catalyst zone having palladium and platinum catalyt ...


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Ronald M Heck, Paul Flanagan: Catalytic partial oxidation process. Engelhard Corporation, July 4, 1989: US04844837 (74 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for carrying out partial oxidation of hydrocarbon feeds to produce hydrogen rich gases suitable for steam reforming, utilizes a monolithic platinum and palladium containing catalyst. The process comprises introducing an oxygen containing oxidant gas (e.g., air), steam and a hy ...


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Jeffrey B Hoke, Ronald M Heck, Fred M Allen: Method and device for cleaning the atmosphere. Engelhard Corporation, Russell G Lindenfelder, May 27, 2003: US06569393 (60 worldwide citation)

Method for treating atmospheric pollutants by contacting the atmosphere with a catalyst composition or adsorptive material coated on the surface of a substrate, preferably a motor vehicle radiator, in which the catalyst composition, preferably including a base metal, precious metal, or salts/oxides ...


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Robert J Farrauto, Kenneth E Voss, Ronald M Heck: Ceria-alumina oxidation catalyst. Engelhard Corporation, October 31, 1995: US05462907 (59 worldwide citation)

Oxidation catalyst compositions include a catalytic material containing ceria and alumina each having a surface area of at least about 10 m.sup.2 /g, for example, ceria and activated alumina in a weight ratio of from about 1.5:1 to 1:1.5. Optionally, platinum may be included in the catalytic materia ...


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Jeffrey B Hoke, Ronald M Heck, Fred M Allen: Method and device for cleaning the atmosphere. Engelhard Corporation, Stephen I Miller, February 20, 2001: US06190627 (51 worldwide citation)

Method for treating atmospheric pollutants by contacting the atmosphere with a catalyst composition or adsorptive material coated on the surface of a substrate in which the catalyst composition or adsorptive material is protected from degradation by harmful contaminants contained in the atmosphere b ...


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Jeffrey B Hoke, John R Novak, John J Steger, Terence C Poles, L Michael Quick, Ronald M Heck, Zhicheng Hu, Michael Durilla: Method and apparatus for treating the atmosphere. Engelhard Corporation, Richard A Negin, April 10, 2001: US06214303 (42 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating the atmosphere to lower the concentration of pollutants therein in which ambient air is passed into operative contact with a stationary substrate having at least one ambient air contacting surface having a pollutant treating material thereon.


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Zhicheng Hu, Ronald M Heck, Rudolf M Smaling, Alan R Amundsen: Engine exhaust treatment apparatus and method of use. Englehard Corporation, Richard A Negin, December 24, 2002: US06497851 (35 worldwide citation)

An exhaust gas treatment apparatus and method for its use includes an upstream catalyst and a downstream catalyst. The upstream catalyst contains a catalytic metal effective at least for the oxidation of hydrocarbons in the exhaust gas stream, and preferably contains a palladium catalytic component ...


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Paul Flanagan, Eric Roy Norster, Robert V Carrubba, Ronald M Heck: Method for effecting sustained combustion of carbonaceous fuel. Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation, October 3, 1978: US04118171 (33 worldwide citation)

A method for effecting combustion of carbonaceous fuel is operative to sustain the combustion at a predetermined rate or rates of total fuel demand, the fuel being distributed between two combustion stages to make up the required total feed rate. Thus one portion, usually about 20-70 percent, of the ...


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Robert J Farrauto, Kenneth E Voss, Ronald M Heck: Ceria-alumina oxidation catalyst. Engelhard Corporation, Richard A Negin, May 6, 1997: US05627124 (31 worldwide citation)

Oxidation catalyst compositions-include a catalytic material containing ceria-and alumina each having a surface area of at least about 10 m.sup.2 /g, for example, ceria and activated alumina in a weight ratio of from about 1.5:1 to 1:1.5. Optionally, platinum may be included in the catalytic materia ...


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Jordan K Lampert, Andrian I Kouznetsov, Jacob Y Wong, Ronald M Heck, John J Steger, Arthur Bruce Robertson, Jeff H Moser: Dynamic infrared sensor for automotive pre-vaporized fueling control. Engelhard Corporation, Richard A Negin, May 29, 2001: US06237575 (28 worldwide citation)

A pre-vaporized fuel system for use in fueling an internal combustion engine is provided with a dynamic infrared sensor. The infrared sensor senses the hydrocarbon content of the vaporized fuel which information is used by the engine control module to control engine fueling to minimize emissions. Th ...