This process is important because it is hard to break the strong triple bond of nitrogen.
N2 + 3H2 ⇌ 2NH3
The optimum conditions required for this reaction to occur are:
- 250 atm
- Powdered iron catalyst.
|Increasing temperature||Increasing pressure|
|↓ Yield||↑ Yield|
|↑ Rate||↑ Rate|
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