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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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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.
Higher activity, higher value polymerization catalysts will continue to increase their presence in the market, according to the study.
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.
CHEMICAL PROCESSING CATALYSTS MCP-2173 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT
With a new, recyclable catalyst, chemical firms could cut down on the amount of waste generated in the manufacturing of products, according to researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.
PETROLEUM REFINING CATALYSTS MCP-2032 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT
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.
Only homogeneous catalysts have proved so highly selective.
Amine-based catalysts for flexible and rigid applications include PM-DETA, TM-PDA, TM-HDA, N,N-dimethylcyclohexylamine, N-methylmorpholine, N-ethylmorpholine, I-methylimidazole, 1,2-dimethylimidazole, dimethylethanolamine, and triethylamine.
In their search for ever better industrial catalysts, researchers increasingly seek inspiration from Motor Nature.
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Petroleum Refining Catalysts by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54
have jointly discovered a new class of non-metallocene, single-site catalysts for olefin polymerization.
Though existing SCR catalysts are slightly bimodal, Hegedus says they should be drastically more so, with the trend toward inclusion of more large pores.
com/reports/c41605) has announced the addition of "Petroleum Refining Catalysts - Global Strategic Business Report" to their offering.