BASF Catalysts offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products including advanced battery materials. BASF’s Catalysts division is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products, including advanced battery materials. We believe mobility’s future lies in more than just products. So where others come to a full stop, we’re just getting started—by leveraging the full power of BASF to continually advance our comprehensive package of sustainable solutions that enable us to travel further, as well as above and beyond. A leading supplier of high performance cathode active materials (CAM) for electrified vehicles to battery producers and automotive OEMs around the world. Protecting the air we breathe from harmful emissions through innovation. BASF leverages unsurpassed expertise in the development of emission control technologies for a wide range of market applications. BASF is committed to advancing and promoting environmentally-sound technologies to achieve a sustainable future in aviation. Offering 50 years of experience developing intelligent solutions for air quality over a wide range of applications — enabling clean air for a healthier, more sustainable future. As the global leader in chemical catalysts, BASF develops cutting-edge catalyst chemistry with our customers’ needs in mind. BASF offers the widest portfolio of adsorbent technologies for a broad spectrum of applications in industries such as refining, petrochemical, chemical, and gas processing. At BASF, our Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst and additive offerings together with our expert technical services build the right solution to create value within any unit’s constraints. Paving the way toward a brighter, more secure future. Manufacturing products for sustainable solutions, reducing emissions from our processes, and using non-fossil fueled energy sources – all of these efforts help lead BASF on a continuing journey of sustainability. BASF Natural Gas experts have a diverse portfolio of products to custom design a solution and help you meet your Natural Gas treatment needs. BASF has been serving the natural gas treatment market for over 60 years. With more than 150 years of experience in metal sourcing, trading, and hedging, we’ve built tangible results for our industrial customers. With more than 100 years of experience in recycling materials, BASF’s end-to-end recycling program is known and trusted around the globe. As a leader in precious-metal thermocouples for many years, BASF recently applied its technological expertise to optical-based temperature measurement. With nearly 50 years of experience, we offer reliability and efficient solutions for the treatment of various gases. BASF Sorbead® Air adsorbents are alumino silicate gels in the form of hard, spherical beads. They are essential in removing water from compressed air so that the efficiency of chemical processes is not compromised. Sorbead® Air is the most energy saving and environmentally friendly adsorbent available for the air compression industry. Innovative, step-change technology with dual-purpose performance: removal of heavy hydrocarbons and water to cryogenic specifications in a single unit. Developing and producing pharmaceutical ingredients for more than 75 years, enabling us to provide the solutions you need to meet today's and tomorrow's challenges for your pharmaceutical business. Find the latest news and media information for BASF’s Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, USA, the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. Explore this collection of resources to learn more about our innovative research and Catalyst solutions.
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BASF leads the way in helping businesses and institutions across industries meet and exceed stringent moisture control standards with a variety of superior and unique alumina, desiccant and adsorbent technologies that underscore BASF’s reputation for delivering ingenious answers to tough business challenges.

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Air Drying / Compressed Air

Air Drying / Compressed Air

High performance desiccants for the Air Drying industry

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Natural Gas Treatment

Natural Gas Treatment

BASF has supplied the natural gas processing industry for decades with the unique Sorbead® aluminosilicate gel adsorbent for the simultaneous removal of water and hydrocarbons.

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Bed Supports

Bed Supports

Activated alumina and tabular alumina spherical bed supports for refining and petrochemical applications

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Catalysts Intermediates

Catalysts Intermediates

BASF offers broad portfolio of intermediates for catalysts and functional materials manufacturing.

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DeOxo

DeOxo

Catalysts for the removal of oxygen from different streams (nitrogen, noble gases, off-gases) or the removal of hydrogen from streams used in the production of Urea.

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Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide

High performance activated alumina for regeneration of working solution in Hydrogen Peroxide plants.

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Industrial Gases

Industrial Gases

Organic and inorganic industrial gases can be found in various areas including refining, food processing, semiconductors, water treatment, medical, and others. BASF provides superior adsorbents for the purification of industrial gases.

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Olefin Purification

Olefin Purification

BASF offers since more than 30 years a broad portfolio for treating streams used in polyethylene, polypropylene or cumene units. The portfolio also covers units recovering olefins like ethylene or propylene recovery units or generating olefins like dehydrogenation units or steamcrackers.

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Sulfur Recovery Units

Sulfur Recovery Units

BASF has a full portfolio of products to supply the complete SRU package. BASF titania and alumina catalysts are installed in some of the largest Claus units in the world.

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Refinery

Refinery

Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst and additive offerings together with our expert technical services build the right solution to create value within any unit’s constraints.

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Technical Guideline

Maximizing PGM Recovery

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Selexsorb® COSN

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Technical Guideline

Unloading Spent Pb O Adsorbent

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