Catalyst substrates

catalyst substrate solutions for plant
Catalytic converters reduce toxic gases and pollutants from an internal combustion engine and various industrial processes by catalyzing the formation of less hazardous chemicals. Metal fiber structures contribute high surface areas and permeability to the design of catalytic substrates to achieve exceptional performance at low pressure drops.
Bekipor product SEM pictureBekipor® porous metal fiber structures provide high performance and reliability for catalytic converter substrates, leading to outstanding emission cleaning efficiency.

The Bekipor® metal fiber portfolio comprises a wide variety of different alloys and pure metals as well as a broad range of diameters to meet the demands of specific applications.
 

Benefits

Improved performance

The fiber structure offers a very high surface area which can be further extended by pleating. The higher the surface area, the higher the conversion rate, which translates into improved performance.

High energy efficiency

High porosities of 50-85% ensure low pressure drops. Low back-pressure and low weight at system level in mobile applications contribute to advanced energy efficiency.
 

Robust thermal resistance

Bekipor® metal fiber products resist temperatures up to 1000°C in the presence of oxygen. Their low thermal inertia leads to fast response times and their low temperature gradients over the catalytic bed minimize hot spots.

Resistant to corrosive chemicals

Bekipor® metal fiber products withstand corrosion effects from high and low pH values.
 

Magazine_ipad_Overview-Metal-Fibers-applications_transparant

Read our whitepapers on metal fiber technology

Applications

  • better together

    Situation Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result Customers improve their competitiveness.

  • better together

    Situation We need a safe solution and huge monthly volumes

    Solution Via tests in the Bekaert lab, we worked out the required fiber mix with the lowest cost to serve our customers

    Result Cost efficiency must not be a compromise on quality

  • better together

    Situation You want to apply innovative solutions tailored to your projects

    Solution We analyze possibilities and come with economical solutions

    Result Save money and time during construction

  • better together

    Situation Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution Applying Brickforce® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result With Brickforce® masonry reinforcement I can create new and exciting masonry wall design

  • better together

    Situation Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain

    Solution In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors

    Result The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

We use cookies in order to let you fully experience this website. Cookies are small files we put in your browser to mainly track usage or remember your settings of our site but they don’t tell us who you are. Want to know more about how we use these Cookies please read our Cookie policy and Data privacy policy.
Close