New from
Albemarle R&D:
KF 870 and

At Albemarle, we intelligently leverage catalyst technology to extract maximum value. We continually seek new ways to make our clients more successful, developing new catalysts and new ways of applying catalysts to help our clients uncover more value.

We work hard to understand  each client’s unique challenges and goals and are eager to introduce two new additions to our portfolio of Intelligent Catalysts. Introducing  KF 870 & 880 STARS®, new from Albemarle R&D. 



KF 880 STARS® is Albemarle’s new premium NiMo catalyst for distillate hydrotreating applications. KF 880 is the perfect solution for achieving additional volume swell, cetane uplift and for increased upgrading of distressed feedstock to high-value diesel.

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KF 870 STARS® is Albemarle's next generation, high-activity NiMo catalyst for Hydrocracking Pretreatment, offering exceptional performance at even the most severe process conditions. 

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Our approach is composed of:

  • Our people’s intense focus on uncovering the unique requirements and opportunities facing each client
  • Our proprietary approach to catalyst application and loading design, led and continually refined by our specialized team
  • A true partnership with clients, with ongoing support, delivering optimized and sustained performance over time
  • Making our clients successful is what drives each one of us – every day 
“KF 880 STARS® is the latest milestone in our relentless pursuit of cutting-edge HPC innovation that spans more than 60 years.”Peter-Paul Langerak
Business Director
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