BMW 2 series Gran Tourer Catalytic Converters Scrap Prices | USA (1 results)

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Car brands:
Car description:
BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer F46 2.0d / BMW X1 F48 2.0D / BMW 2 Series Active Tourer (F45) 218 d (150 hp / 110 kw)
Year of car:
2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017
Max price for 6 months: $49

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BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

Catalytic converters are effective environmental barriers in vehicle exhaust systems. These small but mighty devices participate in important chemical reactions, converting harmful gases such as nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide into more harmless substances. According to Euro standards, each vehicle must be equipped with one and the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer is no exception. Having an average service life of 150 thousand kilometers, early wear-off might take place due to low-quality fuel and bad car operation. However, even if you take care of your car and fill it with only high-quality gasoline, eventually “cat” converter (catalyst) will fail. What to do with the used catalytic converter in this case? Should you just throw it away and purchase a new one? Today we talk about the value of a worn cat that lies inside.

Catalytic converter value

Let's look at the principle of operation and device of the catalytic converter in the car to understand. The catalytic converter is a monolithic block of metallic ceramic. This block contains thousands of small channels coated with catalysts. When hot exhaust gases pass through these channels, the catalysts initiate chemical reactions. The main chemical processes in the neutralizer are the oxidation of carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons to more harmless products and the reduction of nitrogen oxides to nitrogen. This significantly reduces harmful emissions, contributing to environmental protection. This very catalytic layer presents Platinum, Palladium, and Rhodium contained within. These are precious metals that become the value of a failed device after its service life ends.

Catalytic converter price

What are the factors that may influence catalytic price? If we scrap catalytic converter to extract precious metals then it is obvious that metal exchange takes place in the deal. You can get up-to-date prices for your catalyst on the AutoCatalystMarket website. Many people think that car manufacturer has influence when this is far away from the truth. They use third parties that specialize in converter manufacturing to increase production speed. Therefore the actual price for the used catalyst lies in the quantity of precious metals it contains.

Catalytic converter scrap price

Considering that there is no aftermarket for worn “cats”, as they are unrepairable, we can only ground disassembled honeycomb cores into scrap for further catalytic recycle processes. Buyers are looking for that raw material in specific could be found on the AutoCatalystMarket website with contact information. Select your region to find a dealer near you.

Catalytic converter recycling

Now we need to estimate the catalytic converter price per kg of our BMW 2 series Gran Tourer catalyst by performing XRF spectral analysis over a sample we take in the yard. As we have the contains percentage revealed, now we understand the whole batch value that we can send to the refinery to extract Platinum Palladium and Rhodium from the raw material. This is going to be the final stage that allows us to estimate accurate prices. You do not have to go through all these stages on your own, instead, look for a Buyer on AutoCatalystMarket that will do that for you. All you do is hand your worn device to them and they will do the rest of the routine.

Sell catalytic converter

AutoCatalystMarket is a convenient way to understand the price of your used BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer catalyst. Here you can also find a way to sell it to Buyers whose info is also presented on the site with phones and addresses to your demand. The whole recycling process is a routine that you do not have to get in detail, but knowing how catalytic recycling works is important to understand how the price forms and what it depends on. Set the used catalytic converter for sale and thus utilize it to your advantage.

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