WEVTU has learned that gasoline-engine vehicle testing in Europe of the Litex corona discharge plasma system (see WEVTU — Nov. 15, '99, p.7) has shown it to be capable of cutting engine out hydrocarbons (HC), carbon monoxide (CO) and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) in half, with a steady current draw of only 30 Watts. When placed ahead of the catalyst, the system additionally cuts the accumulation of sulfur in the catalyst by 30%. The unit's power supply increases voltage to 20,000 volts at ...

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