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

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 1%. 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.
Catalytic converters contain Platinum, Rhodium and Palladium. However, there is no gold in catalytic converters.

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