Olefin Polymerization with DuPont’s Versipol™ Catalyst System

  • Steven D. Ittel

Abstract

In collaboration with the University of North Carolina, DuPont is developing a new catalyst technology for olefin polymerization. Versipol™ catalyst technology is based upon the late transition metals. The steps in DuPont’s commercialization effort are outlined.

Keywords

Nickel Propylene Palladium Vinyl Polypropylene 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven D. Ittel
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  1. 1.Experimental StationDuPont, Central Research and DevelopmentWilmingtonUSA

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