How much precious metal can you find in a used catalytic converter?

Catalytic converters contain Platinum, Rhodium and Palladium. However, there is no gold in catalytic converters.

Content will vary significantly depending on the vehicle model, but on average the ceramic weight is approximately just less than 1 kg, and the precious metal content is between 0,2% and 0,5%. For example the amount of platinum in a catalytic converter is around 5 grams, for a standard one. The amount of metals in the catalytic converter varies depending on the reference, that is why each of the converter listed in our catalog has a different price.

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