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Aromatics extraction

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions's Morphylane process for aromatics extraction is one of the world's leading technologies for the production of high-purity aromatics. The company also offers almost the entire range of other technologies for aromatics production such as:

  • reformate hydrogenation
  • pyrolysis gasoline hydrogenation
  • coke oven light oil hydrorefining, disproportionation and toluene / dealkylation

Morphylane® Extractive Distillation

The task of the Morphylane® extractive distillation process is to produce high purity aromatics products. A special characteristic of the Morphylane® extractive distillation process is the use of the solvent N-formylmorpholine (NFM) with the following advantages:

  • Optimum combination of selectivity and solvent efficiency
  • High permanent thermal and chemical stability
  • No corrosive effect
  • No toxicity
  • No water addition
  • Single component solvent
  • Low basic nitrogen content
  • Small solvent inventory, low price

Shell Antwerpen

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Morphylane® process for aromatics extraction is characterized by:

  • maximum product purity
  • high yields
  • extremely low energy consumption