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.


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.


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