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 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. 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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Catalysts for Diesel Engines

Emissions from diesel engines are of increasing concern to government regulators around the world. Cars, trucks and off-road equipment that run on diesel fuel are the source of harmful hydrocarbons (HC), nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) that pollute the air and are linked to respiratory diseases.

We are a leading supplier of cost-efficient, effective diesel-emission-control technologies.

These technologies are in use today on most of the diesel vehicles produced around the world.

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.

Catalyst technologies for diesel engines include:

These technologies can be combined to meet emission regulations. To learn more, view our article below.

Diesel Oxidation Catalysts  (DOC)

Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOC)

BASF's Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) technology controls emissions of hydrocarbons (HC), carbon monoxide (CO) and particulate matter (PM) from diesel vehicles.

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Lean NOx Trap (LNT)

Lean NOx Trap (LNT)

On one substrate a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) and a Lean NOx Trap (LNT) are combined. This component has the high HC and CO removal efficiency of a fully formulated DOC, with the ability of a LNT to trap and reduce NOx.

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Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

BASF Catalysts technologies enable customers to meet tightening NOx emission standards around the world.

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Selective Catalytic Reduction on Filter (SCRoF)

Selective Catalytic Reduction on Filter (SCRoF)

SCR on Filter controls NOx (nitrogen oxides) and PM (particulate matter or soot) emissions from diesel engines, on a single substrate.

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Ammonia Oxidation Catalysts (AMOx)

Ammonia Oxidation Catalysts (AMOx)

BASF’s patented AMOX ammonia oxidation catalysts are designed to prevent ammonia breakthrough or slip in SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) systems.

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Catalyzed Soot Filters (CSF)

Catalyzed Soot Filters (CSF)

BASF's Catalyzed Soot Filters (CSF) (also called diesel particulate filters or DPF) are designed to reduce emissions of particulate matter (PM) from diesel engines.

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Multi-functional Catalyzed Soot Filters

Multi-functional Catalyzed Soot Filters

The CS4F (multi-functional catalyzed soot filter) with a LNT is a solution to meet strict Euro6 emission regulations.

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Retrofit

Retrofit

BASF is a leading supplier of cost-efficient diesel-emission-control technologies for the retrofit market, including Diesel Oxidation Catalysts and Diesel Particulate Filters, which are in use today on thousands of trucks and buses around the world.

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