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Probacat®

The PROBACAT® sampling method enables catalyst sampling without reactor unloading requirement.

It collects catalyst samples from a fixed bed reactor in a vertical (15 meters) or oblique (4 meters) plane.

Advantages

The main advantage of this sampling method is the possibility to determine the quality of the catalyst at a localized point of the reactor. This can be useful to determinate :


› Poisoning / contamination profile (metallic content).

› Unloading / screening strategy.

› Catalyst regeneration identification.

› Evaluation of the homogeneity of feed distribution, by taking samples over the cross-section of the catalyst bed.