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AugPOSTED ON 15 August 2021 BY Maxime Le Breton
Two Decades of Change in the Catalytic Converter Recycling…
Since the turn of the century, much has changed in catalytic converter recycling. The industry has become increasingly complex, technology-based and professional. Complexity has arisen from a comb...
AugPOSTED ON 9 August 2021 BY Maxime Le Breton
Toll Refining - the Present and the Future
Among the myriad of changes we have seen over the last 20 years in the catalytic converter recycling industry, one of the most influential has been toll refining. Historically, the majority of sal...
JulPOSTED ON 29 July 2021 BY Maxime Le Breton
Helpful Hints to Improved Profitability
The quotation, ”knowledge is power”, commonly attributed to Sir Francis Bacon, is a byword in many facets of life, and in the catalytic converter recycling market it has become equally important. I...
AprPOSTED ON 29 April 2021 BY Matchie T.
Benefiting from Improved Data Accuracy 🙌
As with most industries, the provision of reliable and accurate data plays an increasingly major role in the catalytic converter recycling market. In the main, this has focused on the average value...
MarPOSTED ON 19 March 2021 BY Matchie T.
Busting the Myths in Catalytic Converter Recycling ❌
The catalytic converter recycling industry is not always the honest and transparent marketplace that we would all wish to see. This can be particularly tough for the scrap catalyst collector who wa...
FebPOSTED ON 24 February 2021 BY Matchie T.
Rhodium Continues to Soar…where will it end?🤔
Exactly one year ago (and before COVID-19’s full impact on the industrial world had manifested itself) we reported that the price of rhodium had reached an all-time high of over $10,000 per ounce,...
FebPOSTED ON 5 February 2021 BY Matchie T.
Handheld XRF Devices 🔍
At Eco Cat News, we have frequently noted the importance of catalytic converter recyclers in determining the exact quantities of platinum, palladium, and rhodium in any given batch of catalysts. Ov...
JanPOSTED ON 5 January 2021 BY Matchie T.
How Scrap Catalytic Converters Are Valued 👍
We all know that catalytic converters have good scrap value, primarily due to their platinum, palladium, and rhodium content, but also because of the complexity in the recycling process. The spent...
DecPOSTED ON 14 December 2020 BY Matchie T.
Platinum - the Most Frustrating Metal!💎
For many years, particularly since the mid-1970’s up until 2011, platinum was nicknamed the “rich person’s gold” as its price was typically around 25% higher than that of gold. Since then, how...