Isomerization

High Activity, Long Life

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Isomerization catalysts: maximum quality & reliability

If you’re looking for isomerization catalysts and adsorbents with a proven track record, look no farther than UOP.

UOP has been the market leader for isomerization catalysts to the refining industry since the start-up of the first UOP Penex™ unit in 1958. We take great pride in our intensive catalyst research and development and high-quality manufacturing. We offer the most advanced characterization and lab analysis, pilot plants for performance testing and numerous plants worldwide with great inventory positions for fast response. Today, UOP’s isomerization catalysts have been loaded into more than 300 isomerization units worldwide.

Our portfolio of isomerization catalysts cover a broad range of applications, including: the UOP Penex, Butamer™, TIP, Par-Isom™ and zeolitic once-through process units. We offer the most process and catalyst solutions for light naphtha isomerization, matching the right technology for your application. Purchasing UOP isomerization catalysts assures total quality and absolute reliability.

We’ve developed a new series of light paraffin isomerization catalysts that offer additional flexibility for Butamer and Penex applications. Our proven, highest activity UOP I-82 catalyst has operated in more than 50 process units since commercialization in 2003. Our Penex portfolio of new products, I-84, I-122 and I-124 are an extension of our field-proven I-82 catalyst. These catalysts offer:

  • High activity and conversion
  • Product yields that exceed 99 percent per volume
  • Long catalyst life
  • Reduced reactor fill costs

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UOP Butamer Catalysts for C4 Isomerization

UOP has several proven options for Butamer service with our high activity chlorided alumina catalysts. I-122 for standard applications and I-124 for cleaner feed services. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

I-84
I-122
I-124

UOP Penex Catalysts for C5/C6 Isomerization

UOP has several proven catalyst options for Penex service with our high activity chlorided alumina catalysts: I-122 for low severity applications, I-84 for standard applications and I-82 for higher severity (higher benzene and X-factor) applications. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

I-82
I-84
I-122

UOP ParIsom Catalysts for C5/C6 Isomerization

UOP ParIsom type catalysts offer superior resistance to water and other oxygenates. UOP has several proven options for ParIsom and similar processes that employ sulfated zirconia type catalysts: PI-244 for standard applications and PI-242 for higher severity (higher benzene and X-factor) applications. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

PI-242
PI-244

UOP Hysomer Catalysts for C5/C6 Isomerization

UOP HS-10 catalyst is a fully regenerable, zeolitic, light paraffin isomerization catalyst containing platinum optimized for use in UOP’s fixed bed zeolytic isomerization and TIP™ processes. The robust formulation provides stable catalyst operation and performance even with non-hydrotreated feeds containing higher quantities of sulfur.

N-10 IsoSiv adsorbent is a high-capacity, fully regenerable alkali metal alumina-silicate molecular sieve adsorbent optimized for separation of normal paraffins from a mixed C5 to C7 stream in UOP TIP and Naphtha Isosiv process units. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

HS-10
N-10

UOP BenSat Catalysts for Benzene Saturation

The UOP H-8 BenSat hydrogenation catalyst is used for the saturation of benzene in light naphtha and light reformate feedstocks. H-8 catalyst is UOP’s highest activity BenSat catalyst offering to ensure feed and operation flexibility. Please contact us for more information on the product listed below.

H-8

UOP Naphtha Hydrotreating Catalysts

UOP offers proven Naphtha Hydrotreating catalysts for straight run naphtha and cracked feedstocks to reduce contaminants to a safe operating level, protecting your reforming and isomerization catalysts. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

S-120
S-125

UOP Sulfur Guard Beds for Isomerization Process

UOP offers two top performing nickel or copper based sulfur guard beds to maximize life of your isomerization catalysts. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

ADS-11L
ADS-120

UOP High Performance Adsorbents for Drying and more

UOP offers high performance adsorbents for water and contaminant removal, extending the life of your isomerization catalyst. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

HPG-250
HPG-429
PDG-418