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Carlo Rescalli, Flavio Cianci: Process for separating alcohols from mixtures of alcohols, water and other compounds. Snamprogetti S p A, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, September 12, 1995: US05449440 (117 worldwide citation)

From a mixture containing methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, isobutanol water and other high-boiling and low-boiling compounds, the claimed process enables three separate streams to be obtained, one an anhydrous stream of methanol or methanol and ethanol (I), one containing most of the n-propanol presen ...


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Jean Louis Abegg, Jean Pierre Boiteux, Colette Hourseau: Cosmetic composition containing a cationic polymer and divalent metal salt for strengthening the hair. L Oreal, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 25, 1976: US03958581 (117 worldwide citation)

A cosmetic composition to strengthen the hair which comprises (a) a cosmetic vehicle containing a member selected from water, ethanol, isopropanol or mixtures thereof (b) 0.2 to 25 percent by weight of a cationic polymer and (c) 0.01 - 0.5 mole per gram of cationic polymer of a divalent metal salt s ...


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Allan Marshall, Alan L Hudd: Ink composition. Domino Printing Sciences, Venable Baetjer Howard & Civiletti, January 4, 1994: US05275646 (116 worldwide citation)

An ink-jet ink comprises a colorant and a liquid phase consisting essentially of polymerizable monomers. For continuous printing, the ink also includes a conductive component that is soluble in the liquid phase. No methanol, ethanol, MEK or other such low molecular weight organic solvent is required ...


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Daniel Berian John, Gracey Benjamin Patrick: Process for the production of alcohol from a carbonaceous feedstock. Bp, Daniel Berian John, Gracey Benjamin Patrick, DEKEZEL Eric, May 22, 2009: WO/2009/063176 (116 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for the production of ethanol from a carbonaceous feedstock, wherein the carbonaceous feedstock is first converted to synthesis gas which is then converted to ethanoic acid, which is then subject to a two stage hydrogenation process by which at least a part ...


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Charles L Fox Jr, Shanta M Modak: Method for preparing infection-resistant materials. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, September 16, 1986: US04612337 (114 worldwide citation)

An infection-resistant polymeric material, such as polytetrafluoroethylene, for use on or within a human or animal body, for example, in the form of a vascular graft, can be prepared by an improved method which comprises the following sequence of steps: (a) soaking a polymeric material with a soluti ...


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DITZEL EVERT JAN: Hydrogenation of ethanoic acid to produce ethanol. BP, HILL SIMON STEPHEN, May 20, 2010: WO/2010/055285 (112 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for producing methanol and ethanol, wherein the methanol is produced from synthesis gas and the ethanol is produced via the hydrogenation of an ethanoic acid feed; characterised in that the hydrogenation of the ethanoic acid feed is carried out within the s ...


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Curing of polymeric materials. David Augustine Harper, Walter Fairbairn Smith, Ici, January 31, 1947: GB585205-A (112 worldwide citation)

Organic diisocyanate modified polyesteramides are cured by heating in uniform admixture with a cellulose derivative, e.g. cellulose acetate or nitrate and benzyl cellulose, a curing agent, namely, formaldehyde or formaldehyde-liberating substance or a dichromate, and preferably a curing catalyst, na ...


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John R Messick, William R Ackley, George D Moon Jr: Anhydrous ethanol distillation method and apparatus. Raphael Katzen Associates International, Merriam Marshall & Bicknell, December 27, 1983: US04422903 (110 worldwide citation)

An improved distillation method and apparatus are provided for recovering anhydrous ethanol from fermentation or synthetic feedstocks. The system includes at least one stripper-rectifier tower, a dehydrating tower, and an azeotropic agent stripping tower. Substantial energy savings are realized by o ...


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Alfred G Wheldon: Apparatus for removing water from ethanol. The Distillers Company, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, June 27, 1989: US04842693 (110 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for removing water from a liquid mixture of water and ethanol contacts it with liquid carbon dioxide so that the ethanol is preferentially transferred into solution, dries the solution using an adsorbent, and then recovers dry ethanol by distilling off the carbon dioxide. This ...


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Chornet Esteban, Valsecchi Boris, Avila Yasmin, Nguyen Betty, Lavoie Jean Michel: Production of ethanol from methanol. Enerkem, Chornet Esteban, Valsecchi Boris, Avila Yasmin, Nguyen Betty, Lavoie Jean Michel, SMART PO Box 2999 Station D 900 55 Metcalfe Street Ottawa Ontario K1P 5Y6, September 3, 2009: WO/2009/105860 (110 worldwide citation)

A process for converting methanol to ethanol which comprises reacting methanol and carbon monoxide in the presence of a catalyst to produce a product comprising at least 25 mole% methyl acetate and, in some instances, acetic acid. The acetic acid then is reacted with at least one alcohol to produce ...



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