US 9,809,692 B2
Catalyst resin
Jose Antonio Trejo O'Reilly, Lansdale, PA (US); Takashi Masudo, Natori (JP); and Daika Kouzaki, Iwanuma (JP)
Assigned to Rohm and Haas Company, Philadelphia, PA (US)
Appl. No. 15/300,335
Filed by Rohm and Haas Company, Philadelphia, PA (US)
PCT Filed Apr. 9, 2015, PCT No. PCT/US2015/025172
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Sep. 29, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/157552, PCT Pub. Date Oct. 15, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/977,369, filed on Apr. 9, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0183473 A1, Jun. 29, 2017
Int. Cl. C07C 67/08 (2006.01); B01J 31/06 (2006.01); C08J 9/20 (2006.01); C08J 9/14 (2006.01)
CPC C08J 9/20 (2013.01) [B01J 31/06 (2013.01); C07C 67/08 (2013.01); C08J 9/142 (2013.01); C08J 2325/08 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
 
1. A method of making a product of the chemical reaction of one or more reactants, said method comprising reacting said one or more reactants with each other in the presence of a plurality of resin beads, wherein said resin beads comprise
(i) 93.5% to 96% polymerized units of monovinyl aromatic monomer, by weight based on the weight of said resin beads,
(ii) 4% to 6.5% polymerized units of multivinyl aromatic monomer, by weight based on the weight of said resin beads,
wherein said resin beads have BET surface area of 15 to 38 m2/g and volume capacity of 0.7 or higher, wherein the chemical reaction is

OG Complex Work Unit Drawing
wherein R5 is either a hydrocarbyl group or a hydrocarbyl group attached to a carboxyl group that is capable of forming an anhydride group with the carboxyl group shown in structure I, and
wherein R6 is an alkyl group.