Hong, M.

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions, Shanghai, China

Mike Hong joined SUEZ-Water Technologies & Solutions in 1986 and now serves as the subject expert leader for North Asia. In his role, he leads product and application development for hydrocarbon processing and petrochemical applications. He received a BS degree in industrial chemistry from National Tsing Hwa University in Taiwan, and holds a U.S. Patent on SM polymer inhibitors and several pending patent applications for the MTO/ethylene industry.

A novel polymerization retarder with boosted performance and improved handling characteristics

Crom, B., Hood, D., Patel, N., Hong, M., SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions

Styrene monomer production plants continually face a need to slow polymerization rates in the purification section of the production process to increase monomer production rates, reduce polymerization/fouling and tar formation, and protect against equipment plugging, especially in the event of unplanned shutdowns.