Purchase Process of Catalytic Converters
Sample of catalytic converter is inspected with XRF analyzer. Only ceramic catalytic converters can be crushed and sampled. Metallic catalytic converters have fixed prices.
Customer gets paid per KG, based on the results of the analysis and current market prices.
Pricing of Ceramic & Metallic Catalytic Converters
Most catalytic converters contain small amounts of precious metals, such as Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium. We monitor the market prices for these precious metals daily and calculate the catalytic converter prices accordingly. This ensures that our buying process is transparent, honest and fair.
It is impossible to tell the price before the sample of catalytic converter is inspected with XRF analyzer.
Different Types of Catalytic Converters
Ceramic Catalytic Converters
The analysis for ceramic catalytic converters can be done very accurately, opposite to metallic catalytic converter. As a result, prices for ceramic catalytic converters tends to be higher.
Metallic Catalytic Converters
Metallic catalytic converters have a spiral motion inside. They cannot be crushed as ceramic catalytic converters and they have a fixed price.
Half Cut & Solid Metallic Catalytic Converters
If only the sides of the metallic catalytic converter are cut, it is then called a half cut metallic catalytic converter. If you take it out, you have what is called a solid metallic catalytic converter.