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Meet Cyclus: The FCC S.A. Catalyst designed for chemical recycling of urban solid waters


Fábrica Carioca de Catalisadores is committed to applying the circular economy principles to its businesses and identifying solutions and opportunities to help its customers enhance the circularity of their processes while optimizing the resource use throughout the value chain, thus contributing to sustainable development.

For this purpose, FCC S.A. presentes the Cyclus, catalyst designed for the chemical recycling of urban solid wastes (rubber, plastics, etc.) through one-shot pyrolysis processes. This process aims at transforming these residues into higher addedvalue products to enable their reinsertion into the value chain. 
The Cyclus catalyst has a promoters-containing active phases multicomponent system that secure the selectivity to liquid products, minimizing gas formation, besides making it possible to obtain energy gains in the process. 
In view of its high accessibility and pore structure, the Cyclus catalyst has proven its ability for converting useless tire chips into liquid fuels in the gasoline range, kerosene and diesel oil, and fuel gas.

Fábrica Carioca de Catalisadores S.A. is an international technology company that produces and provides solutions in catalysts and additives for the oil refinning industry.

As a joint venture, FCC S.A. joins the tradition and know-how of two world giants of the oil and petrochemical areas – Petrobras and Albemarle Corporation.

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