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      Are metal scavengers better than carbon?

      Aug 8, 2022 2:00:00 PM / by Sunil Rana posted in efficiency, palladium, Pd, carbon, yield, activated, cleaning, Si-Thiol, batch reactor, recrystallization


      After my seminars, I often receive questions from astute attendees on the topic of activated carbon, and how the more modern powerful approach of metal scavenging compares to the traditional application of activated carbon. This can be an emotive topic, sometimes the question can be a blunt as ‘What’s wrong with carbon? It’s the way most process groups have historically removed transition metals such as palladium.'

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