Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

METHODS FOR TREATING A METATHESIS FEEDSTOCK WITH METAL ALKOXIDES

United States Patent Application

20140275681
A1
View the Complete Application at the US Patent & Trademark Office
Various methods are provided for treating and reacting a metathesis feedstock. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a feedstock comprising a natural oil, chemically treating the feedstock with a metal alkoxide under conditions sufficient to diminish catalyst poisons in the feedstock, and, following the treating, combining a metathesis catalyst with the feedstock under conditions sufficient to metathesize the feedstock.
Cohen, Steven A. (Naperville, IL), Anderson, Donde R. (Woodridge, IL), Wang, Zhe (Aurora, IL), Champagne, Timothy M. (Orange, CA), Ung, Thay A. (Monrovia, CA)
Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. (Woodridge IL)
14/ 204,753
March 11, 2014
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with Government support under grant no. DE-EE0002872/001 awarded by the Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.