catalytic converter

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a converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water

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BASF is a leading global manufacturer of precious metal products which are used in a variety of industrial applications, including automotive catalytic converters.
Two-way industrial catalytic converters are mainly used in some engines, such as diesel, gasoline, and others in order to decrease the emission of CO (carbon monoxide), NO (nitrogen oxide) and HC (hydrocarbons).
Officers said owners should consider etching a catalytic converter with a serial number and fitting protective sleeves.
Automotive catalytic converters at present are generally made up of materials such as platinum, palladium and rhodium, which are termed as catalysts.
This strategic acquisition will combine AP's line exhaust offering with Eastern's catalytic converter emissions capabilities, thus positioning the combined company as a leading exhaust and emissions supplier in the North American automotive aftermarket.
We suggest parking where possible against a kerb, with the catalytic converter being closest to the kerb.
A CHARITY in the Vale of Glamorgan has been hit by thieves who stole the valuable catalytic converter from a minibus used by pensioners.
Catalytic converters can be uniquely marked in acid with a serial number ?
Following this two men, one aged in his late teens and the other aged 20, from outside the Wrexham area, where arrested on suspicion of stealing catalytic converters.
Warwickshire Police is calling on owners to fit anti-theft devices or get catalytic converters marked to prevent being landed with a PS2,000 repair bill.
Thieves can cut the catalytic converter from the exhaust pipe of a parked car.
In light of the increasing number of thefts of motor vehicle catalytic converters throughout the city and surrounding areas, the Santa Fe, N.
1, Eugene and Springfield police have taken at least seven reports from people who say they've had their catalytic converters stripped from the under sides of their vehicles.
The price of scrap platinum has risen sharply, and catalytic converters can be sold for a good price in a scrapyard.