Process for preparing alkyl halosilane

Application Number: 00108734
Application Date: 2000.05.26
Publication Number: 1276375
Publication Date: 2000.12.13
Priority Information: 1999/5/27 US 60/136265; 1999/6/30 US 09/345540
International: C07F7/16
Applicant(s) Name: General Electric Co.
Inventor(s) Name: H. Hanoka;E. Ottani;H. Koyama
Patent Agency Code: 72001
Patent Agent: yang liqin
Abstract A method for making alkylhalosilanes comprising reaction of an alkyl halide and powdered silicon in the presence of an effective amount of a catalyst and an effective amount of a copper-aluminum co-catalyst with or without the addition of phosphorus. The catalyst typically comprises copper, zinc and tin.