Widest portfolio of adsorbent technologies for a broad spectrum of applications. Catalytic converters for aircraft cabins and fuel inerting. Cathode materials, e-mobility, next-generation technology solutions. Air cleaners that help to improve indoor air quality. Solutions for the most challenging applications. BASF maintains significant diesel research and development facilities around the world. These facilities are being used to develop the technologies needed to meet the extremely low emission levels called for in new emissions regulations. As the global leader in mobile emissions catalysts, BASF has developed a number of specialized catalyst technologies. BASF offers a "full loop" of precious metals products & services. Catalysts for chemical, petrochemical, and refining industries. We offer precious metals supply and full-loop management services, including refining to recover precious metals from spent catalysts. The development of fuels and chemicals based on biological feedstocks is critical to a sustainable future and BASF is proud to provide the catalysts to support this industry. BASF has established itself as a front-runner in this field by becoming the global market leader for sodium methylate, the homogeneous catalyst used for biodiesel production. BASF supplies environmental catalysts and technologies which reduce emissions from stationary sources and industrial processes. BASF catalyst technologies play a crucial role in the manufacture of a wide range of fine and specialty chemical products including flavor and fragrances, herbicides and pesticides, resins, pigments and dyestuffs, pharmaceuticals, and plastic and rubber additives. BASF offers a broad variety of competencies, technologies and products to the fuel cell industry. With our long term experience in the fuel processing area we deliver adsorbents and catalysts needed to generate hydrogen for fuel cell applications with high efficiency. Chemistry plays an important role in the transformation of vegetable oils to products for our daily life. Catalysts are an indispensable tool to make this transformation possible. BASF offers more than 125 years of experience with oxidation catalysts. Each percent of catalyst selectivity advantage creates additional value and reduces COx emission. Solutions for power plants, process industries and more. As a world leader in emissions control technologies, BASF Catalysts has extensive experience in reducing oxides of nitrogen (NOx) as well as carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons (HC) and particulate matter (PM) produced in equipment used for material handling, mining and construction, and power generation. BASF Catalysts has long been a leader in the development of highly active, robust and selective catalysts and related technologies for the destruction of volatile organic compounds (VOC). Thermocouples, pyrometers - insights for higher yields. Our contact temperature probes include profile and spike thermocouples, industrial thermocouples, fiberglass thermocouples, furnace thermocouples, and high-temperature thermocouple wire and cable. We also produce epitaxial thermocouples. Glass Industry Thermocouples have been a specialty of BASF for over 100 years. We have grown with the industry and, as glass technology requirements have expanded and changed over the years. Offering excellent accuracy, resolution, repeatability, and stability, EXACTUS® optical pyrometer technology provides significant performance advantages in non-contact temperature measurement in a practical, rugged and user-friendly design.

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Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Understanding and controlling common pollutants indoors can help reduce risk of indoor health concerns.

Increasingly, homeowners, landlords, and manufacturers are recognizing the threat that poor indoor air quality poses. They have come to understand that improving confined space or indoor air quality can have many benefits – including improved health, comfort, safety and productivity.

Did you know there can be 5x more air pollution inside your house than outside of it? Click below to enlarge the infographic.

Air cleaners are a popular strategy to improve indoor air quality.

Some air cleaners are highly effective at particle removal, however removing gaseous pollutants can be a challenge.

BASF has over 50 years of experience in developing solutions for clean air, including the invention of the catalytic converter which removes gaseous pollutants from automobile engine exhaust. We offer innovative emission control catalyst technologies for the abatement of carbon monoxide, VOC, nitrogen oxides, ammonia, particulate, ozone, and more – that optimize performance, minimize capital and ensure regulatory compliance.

We demonstrate added value based upon a market-driven, sustainable business model balancing both environmental and economic interests. BASF develops intelligent solutions for air quality over a wide range of applications -- enabling clean air for a healthier, more sustainable future.

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Literature Library

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Formaldehyde Removal

Formaldehyde Removal

Formaldehyde is a common indoor air pollutant found in many homes and buildings. It is a colorless gas, and at elevated levels is highly irritating to the eyes, nose, and lungs. Exposure to formaldehyde may cause adverse health effects.

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Ozone Removal

Ozone Removal

Ground level or "bad" ozone is not emitted directly into the air, but is created by chemical reactions between nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the presence of sunlight.

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Other Pollutants

Other Pollutants

In addition to Formaldehyde and Ozone, there are other pollutants such as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) that can result in poor indoor air quality.

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