Why only Molybdenum is used as a promotor in Haber's process?


Asked by kartikmangaliya22.10spicertl | 27th May, 2020, 10:01: PM

Expert Answer:

Substances which influence the rate of a chemical reaction by improving the efficiency of the catalyst are called promoters. 

In the manufacture of ammonia, iron acts as a catalyst. Molybdenum is added and functions as a promoter by improving the efficiency of iron. 

N2 + 3H2  2NH3 

Answered by Ramandeep | 27th May, 2020, 10:09: PM