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can anybody explain why and how a copper based catalyst helps in methonal production and the impact it would have on mass production

many thanks

A catalyst lowers the activitation energy needed for a reaction and allows reactants to produce more products at a lower temperature. And I presume you intended to spell methanol (methyl alcohol) and not methanal (an aldehyde). But the definition above is not dependent upon what is being produced.

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