emissions catalysts Articles

  • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst for Locomotive

    Description A tourist touring train in Skagway, Alaska, powered by a 6 cylinder, 900 hp, Alco 251B diesel locomotive. The train carries tourists through a scenic mountain area. Challenge Diesel odor and soot from the diesel locomotive was a nuisance to passengers on the train. DCL was approached for an emission control solution. Solution DCL custom designed an ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Oxidation Catalysts for BTC Pipeline

    Description Eighteen (18) compressors, powered by 7600 hp Wartsila engines. The compressors move oil from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean Sea in the Turkish portion of the Baku-Tbilissi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline. Challenge Engine-out emissions for this major pipeline project were to meet the World Bank standards. The design target called for an oxidation catalyst to reduce engine-out ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Putting a Lid on Catalyst Issues

    While it is a given that emissions control technology must first and foremost remove harmful constituents from the engine exhaust gas stream, it is equally true that they must also be able to operate in the real world, where durability, reliability and serviceability are critical. It was with those facts in mind that DCL International Inc., the Concord, Ontario, Canada, supplier of advanced ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Advanced Threeway Catalysts

    One area of catalyst system design which has received relatively little attention is the method of application of precious metal, specifically with regard to its positioning in the catalyst. Recent advances in catalyst coating technology have enabled both washcoat and precious metals to be distributed inhomogeneously (zoned) along the length of a catalyst monolith. With the option of zone coating ...

  • Regeneration of Palladium Catalyst for Methane Abatement

    Abstract: The exhaust gas of lean burn gas engines contains significant amounts of unburnt methane gas. ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Three-Way Catalysts for Talisman Energy

    Description Natural gas compressor station in northern Alberta, Canada, powered by Waukesha 7042 GSI engines. Challenge The challenge was to meet emission targets for NOx, CO and non-methane hydrocarbons, for a variety of compressor engines with different exhaust configurations. Solution DCL supplied the catalyst housings in two basic configurations for this project. ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Oxidation Catalysts for Co-Generation Plant

    Description Manuli Film, Naples, Italy, with three (3) Rolls Royce KVGS-18G2, lean burn, natural gas engines, each 3030 kW electrical. Thermal power is utilized both from exhaust gas and cooling water for plastic film production. Challenge Required to meet emission standard of 400 mg/Nm3 @ 5% O2 for carbon monoxide and 150 mg/Nm3 @ 5% O2 non-methane hydrocarbons. Solution ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Lead consultant on REACH for Johnson Mattheys catalyst division

    We are lead consultant on REACH for Johnson Matthey’s catalyst division and the European Catalyst Manufacturers Association (ECMA). We have worked to demonstrate absence of risk for the manufacture and use of catalysts containing many different metals and metal compounds. Primary tasks for these projects were: Compilation of emissions data and information on risk management measures from ...


    By WCA Environment Ltd.

  • Case study - Catalytic oxidizer catalyst replacement

    Overview A New Jersey pharmaceutical company purchased a thermal incinerator to treat the heptane and hexane exhaust from their capsule wash system. The thermal incinerator"s "tubular" design was modified with a catalyst bed in order to reduce the system"s operational costs. Unfortunately, when operating in the catalytic mode, the oxidizer failed to provide the required ...

  • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst for Locomotive - Skagway-Alaska

    ABSTRACT A DCL catalytic converter was tested on a locomotive engine at ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Nitrogen Oxides Reactions in Diesel Oxidation Catalyst

    ABSTRACT Two catalyst formulations were tested OII a diesel engine. A Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) analyzer was used to measure concentrations of nitric oxide ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • The benzene problem: impact of three-way catalyst technology: potential for further improvement

    Chemical ionisation mass spectrometry (CI-MS) was applied to study the benzene emission characteristics of a TWC-vehicle at a time resolution of one Hertz. Three important operating conditions with increased emissions were identified: at vehicle start; at extended stop-and-go situations; and whenever a catalyst-induced benzene formation occurs. The cold start influence was detectable for about ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • ENVIRONMENT CANADA AFC FUEL CATALYSTS URBAN BUS EVALUATION

    In 1996 Chassis Dynamometer testing was conducted and concluded on three Detroit Diesel 6v92 diesel engine powered urban buses by Environment Canada, Mobile Sources Emissions Division in Ottawa Ontario, Canada. This is the ...


    By AXI International

  • Selected Literature from Johnson Matthey`s Environmental Catalysts and Technologies Division

    SSEC Literature: High Temperature SCR Zeolite Catalyst for NOx Control / SCR Catalyst for NOx Control Stationary Lean Burn Engines / SCR Systems for NOx Control Stationary Lean Burn Engines / Gas Turbine Oxidation Catalyst for the control of CO and VOCs / Oxidation Catalysts for the Control of CO, VOC, HC / BanditoTM - Modular Catalytic Converter for the Control of NOx, CO and THC / Band-ItTM - ...

  • Environment Canada AFC Fuel Catalyst Urban Bus Evaluation

    In 1996 Chassis Dynamometer testing was conducted and concluded on three Detroit Diesel 6v92 diesel engine powered urban buses by Environment Canada, Mobile Sources Emissions Division in Ottawa Ontario, Canada. A series of New York City Composites (NYCC) and Central Business District (CBD) cycles were conducted on each bus at zero hours, 400 hours and 1000 hours of normal in service operation in ...


    By AXI International

  • The Effect of Phosphorus and Boron Lubricant Oil Additives on Catalyst Durability

    With ever-tightening legislation driving down emissions limits, minimisation of catalyst deactivation is very important. Attention has now focused on chemical poisoning of three-way catalysts (TWC) by elements commonly found in engine oil. ...

  • Field Experience And Laboratory Analysis of Oxidation Catalyst on Dual Fuel Engines

    ABSTRACT A DCL oxidation catalyst for exhaust-gas cleaning has been field tested on a Wärtsilä 50 series ...


    By DCL International Inc.

  • Recovery of Precious Metal Catalysts - A New Process Using Supercritical Water Oxidation

    Up to now, the recovery of precious metals used as catalysts in chemical processes has involved the use of incineration. Now, however, a British-Swedish joint venture has developed a process which uses supercritical water oxidation instead, which provides many economic and environmental advantages. Precious metals are used extensively in catalysts in a wide range of industrial chemical processes. ...

  • Static and dynamic instantaneous emission modelling

    Emission models can be categorised into three categories: average speed models; traffic situation models, used at macro-scale or meso-scale level (national, regional, city level); and instantaneous (modal) models, useful at micro-scale level (street, vehicle level). To improve the existing instantaneous emission models, some preconditions must be fulfilled: the emission signals should be measured ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Reaching Euro VI emissions limits

    The requirements of low and lowest detectable exhaust analysis has prompted Eco Physics to launch a broad range of analyzers for NO/NOx detection. Emissions tuning is one of the targets of the EURO VI regulations as well as US EPA 2010, which are: Reduction of Particulate Matter (PM) and reduction of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx). In the past 15 years – since the first European regulation for exhaust ...


    By Eco Physics Inc.

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