AFPM '12: The impact of heavy metals on FCC catalysts
All cat cracker feedstock contain heavy metal contaminants in the ppm range, the most common metals being nickel (Ni), vanadium (V), iron (Fe) and copper (Cu).
This article first appeared in one of Hydrocarbon Processing's show daily
newspapers at the AFPM Annual Meeting in San Diego from March
11-13. To read a free PDF of this story, click here.