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Mobile Emissions Catalysts

As the world’s leading supplier of catalysts, BASF has unsurpassed expertise in the development of emission control technologies for a wide range of market applications that protect the air we breathe. This expertise enabled BASF to pioneer the development of the first catalytic converter for automobiles in the 1970's and our line of EMPRO™ emissions catalysts today.

EMPRO™ Solutions

Protecting the atmosphere from harmful emissions is the focus of all EMPRO innovative solutions. New engine technologies, tightening emission regulations and fluctuating precious metals prices create emissions control challenges. We help make our customers more successful with innovative, cost-effective solutions to meet the toughest emissions control regulations. We are the Emissions Professionals.

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About Mobile Emissions Catalysts

About Mobile Emissions Catalysts

Arguably the most important pollution abatement device ever invented, the catalytic converter is a key component of most new car engines in the world today. Without them, air quality in and around most cities would be far worse than it is today.

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Catalysts for Diesel Engines

Catalysts for Diesel Engines

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.

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Catalysts for Gasoline Engines

Catalysts for Gasoline Engines

BASF's TWC (Three-Way Conversion) catalyst technology feature a patented construction of Precious Metals (e.g. Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium) that enables it to significantly outperform conventional three-way conversion catalysts in the oxidation of hydrocarbons (HC) and carbon monoxide (CO).

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MCY & SEC

MCY & SEC

BASF, a leading developer of catalytic technology for automobiles, offers innovative catalyst solutions to control emissions from two- and four-stroke small engines. These cost-effective technologies are helping nations around the world meet the growing need to control air pollution from motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, as well as small engines such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, edgers, trimmers and chainsaws.

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Specialized Catalysts

Specialized Catalysts

As the global leader in mobile emissions catalysts, BASF has developed a number of specialized catalyst technologies.

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

For BASF, sustainable development means the combination of long-term oriented economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. We invest heavily to develop innovative emissions catalysts to enable clean air for a sustainable future.

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