Smart solution: Thermomorphic solvent systems facilitate separation

By using thermomorphic solvent systems DexLeChem offers the advantages of homogeneous catalysis (high selectivity and activity) as well as those of heterogeneous catalysis (re-using of catalyst and simple separation).

Thermomorphic solvent systems have the characteristic of forming a homogeneous phase at higher temperatures. If the temperature is decreased, a two-phase mixture is obtained. By choosing an adequate solubilizer, the phase behaviour is regulated. Thus, a simple separation/isolation of the product is possible and the active catalyst complex can be reused. Some simple information in our recent publication in q&more: Water instead of mineral oil.

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