Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

Catalytic cracking process

United States Patent

February 20, 2001
View the Complete Patent at the US Patent & Trademark Office
Processes and apparatus for providing improved catalytic cracking, specifically improved recovery of olefins, LPG or hydrogen from catalytic crackers. The improvement is achieved by passing part of the wet gas stream across membranes selective in favor of light hydrocarbons over hydrogen.
Lokhandwala; Kaaeid A. (Union City, CA), Baker; Richard W. (Palo Alto, CA)
Membrane Technology and Research, Inc. (Menlo Park, CA)
09/ 083,784
May 22, 1998
This invention was made in part with Government support under Contract No. DE-FG03-94ER81811 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.