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Synonyms for catalyst

an agent that stimulates or precipitates a reaction, development, or change

Synonyms for catalyst

(chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected

something that causes an important event to happen

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Globally, major factors contributing to the growth of refinery catalysts industry is high demand and consumption of crude oil, gasoline and other fuels used for transportation.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Emission Control Catalysts in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Motor Vehicle Emission Control Catalysts, and Industrial Emission Control Catalysts.
Dabco 8154 and BL-17 delayed-action catalysts for flexible slabstock and flexible molded foams.
A Japanese research team has created an environmentally friendly catalyst for producing biodiesel, an alternative fuel, from renewable sources.
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By using the structured foils with its Metalit LS-Design and PE-Design, it has been possible to increase the efficiency of the catalysts significantly and to reduce the catalyst volume by more than 70% to today's size of only one and a half times the engine displacement," says Maus.
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The most significant achievement in the commercial polyolefin industry was the discovery, development and implementation of a group of catalysts known as Zeigler-Natta catalysts.
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5% annually through 2016 Global demand for catalysts will increase 5.
Dabco T-9, %12 and 120 tin-based catalysts useful in various foam systems.
Their new catalyst, which they can tailor to speed up a wide range of reactions, has three critical features that distinguish it from similar catalysts, says Wan.
Triethylenediamine and other amine catalysts for urethanes; and 1,4-butanediol chain extender for urethane.
In their search for ever better industrial catalysts, researchers increasingly seek inspiration from Motor Nature.