SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1973

Application of Catalytic Converters for Exhaust Emission Control of Gaseous and Liquid Fueled Engines


A survey covers the use of catalytic combustion to oxidize engine exhaust pollutants; Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corp.'s PTX catalytic purifier including its development and evaluation in the laboratory, bench scale data for the standard PTX catalyst, and the physical structure of the catalyst; its applications in nonautomotive areas such as floor sweepers and scrubbers, mining equipment, and pumps; automotive uses, including 1975 prototype automotive exhaust emission control systems and a retrofit fleet test of durability; and its use in lift trucks.

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Jagel, K., I.
Engelhard Minerals and Chemicals Corp., Newark, N.J.
Lehmann, G., J.
Engelhard Minerals and Chemicals Corp., Newark, N.J.
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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 79–91
DOI: 10.1520/STP44737S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6043-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6197-9