25% recycled plastic in Volvo cars by 2025POSTED ON 28 June 2018 by Alice
Volvo advocates to have at the heart of its values the protection of the environment and proves it. Indeed after announcing that 50% of its vehicles would be electric by 2025, they also shared that one of their new ambitions is to used 25% of recycled plastic in all its cars by 2025. The Swedish manufacturer claims that this will in no way compromise the quality and design of its cars. They show it by creating a model similar to an existing model but re ...
BASF EquipmentPOSTED ON 20 June 2018 by Alice
The Seneca is a South Carolinian specialized recycling site. It recycles precious metals from scrap catalytic converters for BASF’s global production. Thus, it deals with end-of-life automotive and chemical cats; ensuring the recycling of Palladium, Platinum, and Rhodium metals. BASF’s headquarters are located in Florham Park, in New Jersey and they are dominating the headlines thanks to the completed installation and startup of a new high-performance recycling engine. The new equ ...
What if all European diesel cars were dirty? ?POSTED ON 20 June 2018 by Alice
A recent study, the first one since the 2015 Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, revealed that even the latest models of European diesel cars severely harm the environment. According to the results, more than 4 000 vehicle models have nitrogen oxides (NOx). This exceeds the ceiling levels set by the European Union. The rating system used by the EU, The Real Urban Emissions Initiative (TRUE), has a date set of 375 000 individual cars across the continent and divides all vehicle ...
The Importance of Rhodium …POSTED ON 18 June 2018 by Alice
Rhodium: a rare metal Over 100 times rarer than gold, Rhodium is one of the most important metals to the $2 trillion global auto industry. The importance of Rhodium is such that at one point, in 2008 it traded at over $10,000 an ounce; although more recently prices have now dropped to a more realistic $750 an ounce. Rhodium is one of a number of metals including platinum, palladium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium that make up the Platinum Group Metals. These metals share similar physical a ...
Peak of Palladium Demand From Chinese Car Industry ?POSTED ON 13 June 2018 by Alice
Autocatalyst producers are predicting that, in 2018, the demand for platinum and palladium in the automobile industry will move in opposite directions. Palladium demand incessantly growing Palladium is a major component in catalytic converters, which are used to clean up exhaust fumes. A report from Johnson Matthew Plc. recently showed that palladium consumption in the catalytic converters is likely to reach a peak in 2018. This is due to the increasing demand for gasoline v ...
Recycling scrap catalysts for a better environmentPOSTED ON 6 June 2018 by Alice
The looming greenhouse effect together with the scarcity of raw materials has made recycling and sustainable development big issues and a real challenge for the coming years. However, several disposals are still underestimated and dismissed in the recycling process. A case in point is scrap catalytic converters, which contain significant quantities of palladium, platinum, and rhodium; a true precious metals bonanza! That is why recycling scrap cats is a significant alternative to co ...
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