US 11,053,120 B2
Reactor for oxidation of ammonia in the production of nitric acid
Jean François Granger, Lugano (CH)
Assigned to Casale SA, Lugano (CH)
Appl. No. 16/74,543
Filed by Casale SA, Lugano (CH)
PCT Filed Sep. 7, 2016, PCT No. PCT/EP2016/071086
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Aug. 1, 2018,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/144127, PCT Pub. Date Aug. 31, 2017.
Claims priority of application No. 16157064 (EP), filed on Feb. 24, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2019/0039892 A1, Feb. 7, 2019
Int. Cl. C01B 21/38 (2006.01); C01B 21/26 (2006.01); C01B 21/28 (2006.01); B01J 12/00 (2006.01); B01J 19/00 (2006.01); B01J 23/46 (2006.01); B01J 35/06 (2006.01)
CPC C01B 21/38 (2013.01) [B01J 12/007 (2013.01); B01J 19/0013 (2013.01); B01J 23/464 (2013.01); B01J 35/06 (2013.01); C01B 21/26 (2013.01); C01B 21/265 (2013.01); C01B 21/28 (2013.01); B01J 2219/00051 (2013.01); B01J 2219/00186 (2013.01); Y02P 20/129 (2015.11)] 7 Claims
 
1. A method for the production of nitric acid, comprising a step of oxidation of ammonia in the presence of a catalyst, comprising a step of monitoring the temperature of said catalyst by at least one infrared sensor.