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Molybdenum Octoate - VALIREX Mo 15

Molybdenum Octoate - VALIREX Mo 15

Molybdenum Hydrogenation Catalyst for Petrochemical Hydrocracking

VALIREX Mo 15 is a molybdenum carboxylate with 15% Mo content. The product is used as a hydrogenation catalyst in petrochemical industry to hydrotreat residual fuel (bottom of the barrel) fractions and thus increase the yield of oil refineries, Next to that, VALIREX Mo 15 can also be used as oxidation catalyst in different propylene oxide production routes.

Technical Specifications of Molybdenum Octoate - VALIREX Mo 15

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

15% molybdenum

Viscosity 40°C (dPa.s)


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Applications - Petrochemical Catalyst

Oxidation catalyst & hydrogenation catalyst precursor for petrochemical industry

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Stijn Dekeukeleire

Stijn Dekeukeleire

Application Manager Catalysts

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