AQA Science 4.6

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  • Created on: 25-03-13 15:44
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  • 4.6- Catalysts in Action
    • Catalysts are used in industry to increase the rate of reactions and reduce energy costs
    • Traditional Catalysts are often transition metals or their compounds
    • Benefits of Catalysts in Industry
      • Reduce energy needed
        • Reduces cost
      • Reduces fuel used
        • Reduces Pollution
    • Modern Catalysts are being developed in industry which result in less waste and are safer for their environment
    • Disadvantages of Transition metal Catalysts
      • Toxic
      • Expensive
    • Areas of Research
      • Nanoscience
      • Enzymes

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