Thursday, September 09, 2010

US Patent 7790650 - Nano-carbon catalyst

This patent from NanoC teaches a carbon-based nanocatalyst used in the production of unsaturated hydrocarbons. Claim 1 reads:

1. A catalyst comprising at least one support and at least one layer applied as coating to said support, said layer containing

a) 50 to 95% by weight of at least one aluminum, silicon, titanium or magnesium oxide compound or a silicon carbide or a carbon support or mixtures thereof, and

b) 5 to 50% by weight of at least one nanocarbon.