RANEY® Hydrogenation Catalysts

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Grace’s RANEY® catalysts are the most efficient class of catalysts available for many hydrogenation processes. With distinctively high activity, selectivity, and handling characteristics, our products can significantly increase throughput while decreasing the formation of undesirable by-products.

With a brand name you can trust, we offer a broad portfolio for a range of applications. Through advances in surface chemistry and by specifically tailoring catalysts to meet a demanding and unique range of industrial requirements, Grace consistently supplies superior metal catalysts.

Our RANEY® catalysts offer:

  • high activity
  • excellent selectivity
  • a high degree of versatility
  •  ease of filtration
  • and excellent settling characteristics

More importantly, RANEY® catalysts offer genuine savings in terms of both low initial cost and more efficient production. 

RANEY® catalysts are used in a range of hydrogenation applications from nitro compounds to amines, carbonyls to alcohols, nitriles to amines, olefins and acetylenes to saturates. Also, they are widely used in reductive alkylations, reductive aminations and ammonolysis of alcohols.

We work closely with our customers, helping to improve processes and end products by tailoring catalysts to meet your specific demands. Our decades of scientific and materials expertise is evident in the customer service and technical support we provide.

We offer you the confidence you desire through collaboration, providing the guidance you need to optimize the large-scale hydrogenation process.

Our long-term, one-on-one customer relationships begin with R&D and continue through scale-up to commercial production. Our scientists provide the vital missing ingredients – custom catalysts and expertise – to find solutions to your unique production challenges.

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