THE PRICE OF PALLADIUM, one of the most widely used vehicle catalyst materials, has been driven to more than $800 per ounce, highlighting the long standing need for alternatives (see WEVTU — Nov 15, '99, p.7). Among the options is the ongoing development of non-PGM (platinum group metal) systems. WEVTU learns that one possibility is zeolite, used in conjunction with corona discharge technology to optimize zeolite effectiveness some believe is in the 50-70% range. But zeolite's effective ...

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