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 new patent  Process for production of acrylic acid

Provided are integrated processes for the conversion of beta propiolactone to acrylic acid. Systems for the production of acrylic acid are also provided.... Novomer Inc

Acrylic acid production process

Provided herein are methods of producing acrylic acid from bPL. Such methods involve the use of a heterogeneous catalyst, such as a zeolite at vapor phase conditions. The method may use a fixed bed, moving bed or fluidized contacting zone as the reactor configurations.... Novomer Inc

Process for production of acrylates from epoxides

In one aspect, the present invention encompasses integrated processes for the conversion of epoxides to acrylic acid derivatives and polyesters. In certain embodiments, the methods of the present invention comprise the steps of: providing a feedstock stream comprising an epoxide and carbon monoxide; contacting the feedstock stream with a metal... Novomer Inc

Synthesis of metal complexes and uses thereof

The present disclosure provides novel methods of making aluminum complexes with utility for promoting epoxide carbonylation reactions. Methods include reacting neutral metal carbonyl compounds with alkylaluminum complexes.... Novomer Inc

Polycarbonate block copolymers

The disclosure pertains to amphiphilic block copolymers comprising an aliphatic polycarbonate chain coupled to a hydrophilic polymer. Such amphiphilic polymers may have the formula A-L-B, where A- is a polycarbonate or polyethercarbonate chain having from about 3 to about 500 repeating units, L is a linker moiety and —B is... Novomer Inc

Catalysts and methods for polymer synthesis

The present invention provides unimolecular metal complexes having increased activity in the copolymerization of carbon dioxide and epoxides. Also provided are methods of using such metal complexes in the synthesis of polymers. According to one aspect, the present invention provides metal complexes comprising an activating species with co-catalytic activity tethered... Novomer Inc

Acrylic acid production methods

In one aspect, the present invention encompasses safe and efficient methods for providing highly pure acrylic acid. In certain embodiments, the inventive methods include the step of producing polypropiolactone from ethylene oxide at a first location, transporting the polymer to a second location and pyrolyzing the polypropiolactone to provide glacial... Novomer Inc

Integrated methods for chemical synthesis

Among other things, the present invention encompasses the applicant's recognition that epoxide carbonylation can be performed industrially utilizing syngas streams containing hydrogen, carbon monoxide and varying amounts carbon dioxide. Contrary to expectation, the epoxide carbonylation reaction proceeds selectively in the presence of these mixed gas streams and incorporates excess CO... Novomer Inc

Salen complexes with dianionic counterions

The present invention describes metal salen complexes having dianionic counterions. Such complexes can be readily precipitated and provide an economical method for the purification and isolation of the complexes, and are useful to prepare novel polymer compositions.... Novomer Inc

Catalyst recycle methods

The present invention provides novel solutions to the problem of recycling carbonylation catalysts in epoxide carbonylation processes. The inventive methods are characterized in that the catalyst is recovered in a form other than as active catalyst. In some embodiments, catalyst components are removed selectively from the carbonylation product stream in... Novomer Inc

Catalysts for epoxide carbonylation

The present invention encompasses catalysts for the carbonylation of heterocycles such as ethylene oxide, as well as methods for their use. The catalysts feature Lewis acidic metal complexes having one or more tethered metal-coordinating groups in combination with at least one metal carbonyl species. In preferred embodiments, the inventive catalysts... Novomer Inc

Catalytic carbonylation catalysts and methods

In one aspect, the present invention provides catalysts for the carbonylation of heterocycles. The inventive catalysts feature metal-ligand complexes having cationic functional groups tethered to the ligand, wherein the tethered cationic groups are associated with anionic metal carbonyl species. The invention also provides methods of using the inventive catalysts to... Novomer Inc

Polycarbonate polyol compositions and methods

In one aspect, the present disclosure encompasses polymerization systems for the copolymerization of CO2 and epoxides comprising 1) a catalyst including a metal coordination compound having a permanent ligand set and at least one ligand that is a polymerization initiator, and 2) a chain transfer agent having one or more... Novomer Inc

Aliphatic polycarbonate polyol compositions

The present invention encompasses CO2-based polycarbonate polyols that do not degrade from the chain ends to form cyclic carbonate. Importantly, the inventive polyol compositions retain —OH end group functionality desirable for thermoset applications.... Novomer Inc

Polymer compositions produced from biobased ethanol

The present invention provides terephthalic acid in which two of the aromatic ring carbons are derived from ethanol. The present invention also provides PET, PTT, and PBT polymer compositions, and plastic molding compositions and manufactured goods thereof, wherein each repeat unit in a polymer composition can comprise four ethanol-derived carbon... Novomer Inc

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