Chen, C. Y.

Shin-Chuang Technology Co. Ltd., Taiwan, Republic of China

Chi Yao-Chen is a Senior Research Scientist at Shin Chuang Technology, where he has experience in developing advanced building and construction materials, along with waterproof cement additives for concrete, using waste rubber tires and asphaltenes. Dr. Chin earned BS and MS degrees, as well as a PhD, in applied chemistry from National Chiayi University, Taiwan.

An advanced extractive distillation process for aromatics recovery

Lee, F. M., Shen, M. Z. Y., Chen, C. Y., Shin-Chuang Technology Co. Ltd.; Chen, Y. H., Cartell Chemical; Hsu, K. C. R., International Innotech Inc.

This article focuses on a novel extractive distillation (ED) process for recovering benzene, toluene and xylene (BTX) aromatics from a full-boiling-range pyrolysis gasoline or reformate feedstock—a process that has been commercially demonstrated and is ready for licensing or a JV.