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Engineering    2017, Vol. 3 Issue (3) : 379-384
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尼龙-6 单体己内酰胺绿色生产技术
Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, China Petrochemical Corporation , Beijing 100083, China
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中国石化石油化工科学研究院(RIPP) 历经20 年的努力,成功开发出尼龙-6 单体己内酰胺绿色生产技术。该项技术主要包括:钛硅分子筛与浆态床反应器集成用于环己酮氨肟化合成环己酮肟,纯硅分子筛与移动床反应器集成用于环己酮肟气相贝克曼重排,非晶态Ni 催化剂与磁稳定床反应器集成用于己内酰胺精制。己内酰胺绿色生产技术在国际上率先实现工业化应用,建成了200 kt·a−1的工业装置。与已有技术相比,工业装置投资明显减少,氮原子利用率大幅提升,“三废”排放显著下降,没有副产硫酸铵。因此,已内酰胺与苯之间的价格差逐步减小。2015 年,己内酰胺绿色生产技术的产能达到3×106 kt·a−1,使我国成为世界第一己内酰胺生产大国,全球市场份额超过50 %。

关键词 绿色化学绿色化工己内酰胺生产技术    

After two decades’ endeavor, the Research Institute of Petroleum Processing (RIPP) has successfully developed a green caprolactam (CPL) production technology. This technology is based on the integration of titanium silicate (TS)-1 zeolite with the slurry-bed reactor for the ammoximation of cyclohexanone, the integration of silicalite-1 zeolite with the moving-bed reactor for the gas-phase rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime, and the integration of an amorphous nickel (Ni) catalyst with the magnetically stabilized bed reactor for the purification of caprolactam. The world’s first industrial plant based on this green CPL production technology has been built and possesses a capacity of 200?kt·a−1. Compared with existing technologies, the plant investment is pronouncedly reduced, and the nitrogen (N) atom utilization is drastically improved. The waste emission is reduced significantly; for example, no ammonium sulfate byproduct is produced. As a result, the price difference between CPL and benzene drops. In 2015, the capacity of the green CPL production technology reached 3?×?106?t·a−1, making China the world’s largest CPL producer, with a global market share exceeding 50%.

Keywords Green chemistry      Green engineering      Caprolactam      Production technology     
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Baoning Zong
Bin Sun
Shibiao Cheng
Xuhong Mu
Keyong Yang
Junqi Zhao
Xiaoxin Zhang
Wei Wu
Baoning Zong,Bin Sun,Shibiao Cheng, et al. Green Production Technology of the Monomer of Nylon-6: Caprolactam[J]. Engineering, 2017, 3(3): 379-384.
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Reaction process Existing technology Green technology
The oximation reaction The oxidation of ammonia: 4NH 3 +7O 2   4NO 2 +6H 2 O The reduction of NO2 to hydroxylamine: 2NO 2 +2H + +5H 2   2NH 3 OH + +2H 2 O The hydroxylamine oximation: The decomposition of ammonium: 2NH 4 + +NO+NO 2   2N 2 +2H + +3H 2 O

The Beckmann rearrangement

CPL refining Raney nickel (Ni) catalyst, tank reactor Amorphous Ni catalyst, magnetically stabilized bed reactor
Tab.1  The existing CPL production technology and the green CPL production technology.
Fig.1  Schematic diagram of the ammoximation of cyclohexanone.
Fig.2  The 200?kt·a−1 cyclohexanone oxime industrial production unit.
Fig.3  A 10?kt·a−1 industrial demonstration unit of the gas-phase Beckmann rearrangement.
Fig.4  A 10?kt·a−1 crystallization purification industrial demonstration unit.
Fig.5  Industrial demonstration results of the gas-phase Beckmann rearrangement. (a) Cyclohexanone oxime conversion; (b) CPL selectivity.
Fig.6  Experimental apparatus of the magnetically stabilized bed reactor.
Fig.7  The 6?kt·a−1 demonstration unit of the magnetically stabilized bed reactor.
Fig.8  The 100?kt·a−1 CPL purification magnetically stabilized bed reactor unit.
Items Magnetically stabilized bed reactor Tank reactor
Reaction conditions Temperature (°C) 80 90
Pressure (MPa) 0.7 0.7
Liquid hourly space velocity (h−1) 30 2
Hydrogen/liquid rate (v/v) 2.0 2.0
Magnetic field intensity (kA·m−1) 20
PM value of the feed CPL solution (s) 100 100
PM value of the hydrotreated CPL solution (s) 4000 800
Catalyst consumption (kg·tCPL−1) 0.1 0.2
Tab.2  Comparison between magnetically stabilized bed and tank reactors for the purification of CPL.
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