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The Company's years of experience and laboratory research has led to Grupa Azoty S.A. offering a range catalysts used in the production of ammonia, hydrogen and syngas.
Grupa Azoty S.A. offers:

  • iron-chromium catalyst
  • copper catalysts,
  • iron catalysts,
  • toll production.

Grupa Azoty S.A. guarantees its clients free technical service including professional oversight of catalyst loading/unloading, catalyst reduction process and start-up of the production line. It also provides technical assistance in forecasting catalyst performance before delivery, optimising catalyst performance, evaluation of catalyst performance during the entire lifecycle as well as help in removing the effects of malfunctions in the catalyst's functioning.

Iron catalyst

Trade name: Iron catalyst PS-3-INS,PS-3-INS-R
Chemical name: Iron catalyst
PKWiU classification:

Grupa Azoty S.A. (Tarnów)

PS-3-INS catalysts are fused catalysts. Two types of catalyst are available: in oxide form (PS-3-INS) or prereduced (PS-3-INS-R). The catalyst's composition includes: K2O, Al2O3, MgO, CaO, SiO2, and iron in oxide or metallic form depending on catalyst type. The catalyst's active state is obtained through a reduction process.
The main properties of iron catalysts are:

  • high and stable performance,
  • selectivity,
  • high mechanical strength,
  • low flow resistance,
  • long lifespan.

Application and useSee more

The process of ammonia synthesis from hydrogen and nitrogen.

Packaging and transportSee more
The iron catalyst is packed in polyethylene bags placed in 60 litre drums, tightly sealed for protection against moisture and contamination. Different packing is permissible upon agreement with the customer, provided it will secure the product equally well as the type mentioned above.
The iron catalyst is not a hazardous product according to ADR, RID and IMDG regulations.
StorageSee more

The iron catalyst should be stored in the producer's original tightly sealed packaging, in rooms protected against moisture and contamination, at room temperature. Drums may be stacked maximum two high.

Service and technical assistanceSee more
In order to provide the highest standard of customer service, Grupa Azoty S.A. guarantees free service and technical assistance as part of its catalyst sales.
As part of technical service, Grupa Azoty S.A.'s specialists monitor:
  • catalyst loading,
  • catalyst unloading,
  • catalyst reduction,
  • production line start-up.
Free service includes 7 days.
Technical assistance by Grupa Azoty S.A. includes:
  • catalyst performance forecasting before delivery,
  • recommendations for optimizing catalyst performance,
  • regular catalyst performance evaluation throughout its lifecycle,
  • help in eliminating effects of catalyst performance malfunctions.
Collection of used catalysts and assistance in catalyst exchangeSee more
Upon request, in cooperation with tried and tested partners, Azoty Tarnów's specialists may assist in organizing:
  • exchange of catalytic deposit and reactor cleaning,
  • collection of used catalysts and their recycling.
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