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Scrap

Selling scrap catalytic converters can be a daunting task…. here’s why. There are over 2,500 different catalytic converters manufactured today, so most people even with previous experience of handling hundreds of cats have a rough idea how much a certain … Continue reading

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Theft

Because of the external location and the use of valuable precious metals including platinum, palladium, rhodium, and gold, converters are a target for thieves. The problem is especially common among late-model trucks and SUVs, because of their high ground clearance … Continue reading

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Construction

The catalytic converter consists of many components: The catalyst core, or substrate. For automotive catalytic converters, the core is usually a ceramic monolith with a honeycomb structure. Metallic foil monoliths made of FeCrAl are used in some applications. This is … Continue reading

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