Truck catalytic converters

Our roads would look completely different without commercial vehicles such as trucks. However, along with fast, reliable transport, low CO2 emissions are vital for sustainable logistics.

An increasing number of Euro IV or V and even Euro VI exhaust aftertreatment systems are ending up in scrap yards due not least to the truck scrapping premium. At the end of their useful life, the valuable raw materials must be recovered.

Recycling the heavy, bulky systems in an efficient, environmentally sound manner requires extensive experience and profound technical know-how.

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Euro standards

Different catalytic converters and filters are fitted in the various exhaust treatment systems depending on the manufacturer and exhaust gas standard, Euro IV, V and VI, for instance Diesel Particulate Filter (carrier material silicon carbide, aluminium titanate or cordierite), Oxidation Catalyst, SCR Catalytic Converter (Selective Catalytic Reduction) or ASC (Ammonia Slip Catalyst).

Emission limits

The emission limit values ​​for trucks are regulated in the Euro standard. The newer standards require more efficient catalytic converters and filter systems in order to minimize pollutant emissions.

Euro IV or V exhaust aftertreatment systems for trucks do not contain, as a rule, a precious metal coating. Nevertheless, in the wake of the scarcity of raw materials they should be recycled in an environmentally sound manner.

Newer Euro VI systems, in use since 2014, are coated with precious metals such as platinum or palladium.

Raw material recovery from truck catalytic converters

Raw material recovery from truck catalytic converters
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