Crom, B.

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions, Tomball, Texas

Bryan Crom joined SUEZ-Water Technologies & Solutions’ Oil and Gas Process Additives Technology team in 2010 and now leads product development and application testing efforts for petrochemical applications. He earned a BS degree in chemistry from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and holds one U.S. Patent and multiple pending patent applications.

A novel polymerization retarder with boosted performance and improved handling characteristics

Crom, B., Hood, D., Patel, N., Hong, M., SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions

Styrene monomer production plants continually face a need to slow polymerization rates in the purification section of the production process to increase monomer production rates, reduce polymerization/fouling and tar formation, and protect against equipment plugging, especially in the event of unplanned shutdowns.