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Actimet™ M

Activated Skeletal Nickel Catalyst

BASF’s Actimet catalysts are produced by dissolving the inactive components from mixed metal alloys, according to a process of the type developed by Raney. The properties of the skeletal metal catalyst are determined by the choice of metals, the leaching and washing procedures as well as the presence of promoters.


  • 25 kg net in 64-liter steel drums
  • Other packaging sizes available upon request

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Physical Properties


93 wt%


7 wt%

Particle Size Distribution

95% within 0–80 microns

Average Particle Size

35 microns

pH of Supernatant


About Us

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. By leveraging our industry-leading R&D platforms, passion for innovation and deep knowledge of precious and base metals, BASF's Catalysts division develops unique, proprietary solutions that drive customer success.