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Hydrogenation in the Oil and Fats Industries

Hydrogenation is a process that uses hydrogen gas to change a liquid vegetable oil into a hard spread / margarine. This process stabilizes the oil and prevents spoilage from oxidation. Hydrogenation reactions are sensitive to a variety of factors that can negatively impact batch time, catalyst life, production rate, and selectivity. In addition to being the world’s leading hydrogen supplier, Air Products can help optimize your hydrogenation reaction and reduce costs through selection of the best supply mode and evaluation and optimization of reaction kinetics or thermodynamics.

Other Applications

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Gases

Hydrogen

Air Products supplies gaseous and liquid hydrogen to our customers in pipelines, tube trailers, liquid hydrogen trailers and cylinders from distribution points throughout the world. Gaseous hydrogen can be supplied in various purities and quantities at pressures up to 7,000 psi. The broad range of hydrogen supply options that Air Products offers enables cost-effective, high-quality and reliable supply to our customers.

Air Products supplies gaseous and liquid hydrogen to our customers in pipelines, tube trailers, liquid hydrogen trailers and cylinders from distribution points throughout the world. Gaseous hydrogen can be supplied in various purities and quantities at pressures up to 7,000 psi. The broad range of hydrogen supply options that Air Products offers enables cost-effective, high-quality and reliable supply to our customers.

Services

Consulting Services

Air Products' world-class reaction engineering capabilities enable us to help you optimize your hydrogen reaction processes and systems.

Air Products' world-class reaction engineering capabilities enable us to help you optimize your hydrogen reaction processes and systems.

Modeling Services

We provide in-house computational fluid dynamic (CFD) modeling capabilities and mixing/mass transfer expertise, which can help when designing or optimizing reactor performance.

We provide in-house computational fluid dynamic (CFD) modeling capabilities and mixing/mass transfer expertise, which can help when designing or optimizing reactor performance.

Safety Training

Safety is our top priority. Our experts can train your personnel in the safe handling and use of industrial gases such as hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen.

Safety is our top priority. Our experts can train your personnel in the safe handling and use of industrial gases such as hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen.

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