A catalytic converter is a device under your car that is designed to convert dangerous gasses from the exhaust to less toxic emissions. This metal box is located on the underside of your vehicle with two metal pipes extending from it.
The catalyst is the precious metals of platinum and palladium that are coated on the ceramic honeycomb that is contained in the muffler-like package that is attached to the exhaust pipe. When the toxic fumes pass through the honeycomb, a chemical reaction is converting the toxic gas of carbon monoxide to carbon dioxide which is natural to our environment.
Occasionally, converters fail and need to be replaced. Catalytic converters are expensive because they contain rhodium, platinum, and palladium. These precious metals are very rare and valuable. Fortunately, however, you can sell your scrap converter to offset the price of the new converter. Catalytic converter recycling companies will pay cash for your broken converter. Recycle your catalytic converter with Converter Guy for the best price possible for a damaged converter. By recycling your scrap converter, you are helping the environment and putting cash in your pocket. For more resources on catalytic converter recycling click here.