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What Is a Catalytic Converter?

What Is a Catalytic Converter?

Cars generate a lot of emissions while running. These emissions include fumes and gasses; and are polluters of the environment. The modern exhaust system now features a range of parts that control emissions to make cars more environmentally friendly. A catalytic converter is an example of these parts, forming a vital component of the exhaust system. What is a Catalytic Converter? A catalytic converter works through chemical reactions to clean harmful gasses that pass through your exhaust system through simultaneous chemical reactions. The converter is on the underside and resembles a large metal box with two pipes. How a Catalytic Converter Works The converter utilizes the two pipes connected to it and the catalyst to ensure that exhaust fumes are safe. Gasses enter the converter from the input pipe that connects to the engine. These fumes pass over the metal catalyst causing a chemical reaction that instantly breaks apart the pollutants. The less harmful products then travel thr ... read more

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