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Catalytic converter recycling is the process of harvesting valuable metals from used catalytic converters, which are components in a vehicle’s exhaust system that help reduce emissions. The process typically involves removing the catalytic converter from the vehicle, breaking it down into its component parts, and extracting valuable metals such as platinum, palladium, and rhodium. These metals can then be melted down and re-used in the production of new catalytic converters or in other industries. The goal of catalytic converter recycling is to reduce waste, conserve resources, and promote sustainability.
Collection: Catalytic converters are collected from end-of-life vehicles or from scrap yards. They are then transported to a recycling facility.
Disassembly: The catalytic converters are disassembled to remove the ceramic substrate, which contains the valuable metals.
Metal extraction: The ceramic substrate is then processed to extract the valuable metals, such as platinum, palladium, and rhodium. These metals are melted down and re-used in the production of new catalytic converters or in other industries. The remaining ceramic material is disposed of safely to reduce the impact on the environment.
new law in place to combat converter theft
valid form of ID. (Driver’s License, U.S. Passport / U.S. Passport Card, or State Issued ID)
Proof of ownership for each catalytic converter SOLD. (NEw york state law)
(REGISTRATION OFF OF WINDOW WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. MUST HAVE OWNERS NAME ON REGISTRATION)
WORK DONE & VEHICLE INFORMATION.
Throughout the recycling process, strict environmental and safety measures are in place to minimize the release of pollutants and to ensure the health and safety of workers and the environment. Recycling catalytic converters not only recovers valuable metals, but it also helps reduce the amount of waste in landfills and conserves natural resources.
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