Merox Treating

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UOP Merox™ Treating Catalysts

UOP is the world’s largest supplier of sweetening and sulfur extraction products and processes, serving the refining industry for more than 50 years. Since the first Merox unit was commissioned in 1958, our Merox products have enabled refiners to meet increasingly difficult sulfur regulations in more than 1,700 process units worldwide.

Merox WS catalyst was created specifically for Merox extraction units. It is available in a variety of packaging options to fit the needs of any installation. UOP also offers a full range of catalysts for use in Merox sweetening units, allowing you to choose between Merox FB catalyst or Merox No. 8 catalyst when turnaround time and environmental concerns are critical. If your priority is processing tougher feedstocks, you should consider Merox No. 10 catalyst or Merox Plus catalyst. UOP also offers the only caustic-free process and catalyst options for refiners who wish to minimize caustic usage.

All of UOP’s Merox products are manufactured in UOP ISO 9001:2000 certified facilities and are available in ready-to-use form directly from stock. UOP employs strict quality controls for all our products, ensuring the best performance every time.

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Treating Catalysts

UOP offers premium high activity mercaptan treating catalysts for use in Merox
units. Merox FB and Merox WS comes in convenient ready-to-use liquid forms for ease of handling and use. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

Merox FB
Merox WS

Pre-impregnated UOP Merox Catalysts

UOP offers a range of ready-to-use, pre-impregnated catalysts applied on a premium activated carbon support. The benefits compared to do-it-yourself catalyst preparation include faster unit start-ups, shorter turnaround times, reduced operator exposure, high catalyst activity, uniform product quality, and long catalyst life. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

Merox No. 8
Merox No. 10
Merox No. 21
Merox No. 31

UOP Merox Catalyst Promoters

UOP offers several commercially proven high activity catalyst promoters for use in Merox fixed-bed process units. Theses activator enables fixed-bed Merox catalysts to sustain high initial activity throughout their life and maximize performance. Please contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

Merox Plus
Merox CF
Merox RG