Catalytic Converter Recycling For A Clean Environment

May 1, 2017 Uncategorized

A catalytic converter uses catalysts to change the dangerous exhaust produced by your car into benign substances. The honeycomb-shaped matrix inside the catalytic converter is brushed with platinum and palladium. Both of these are rare precious metals. When the car’s exhaust flows over the metals, the exhaust is converted from carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water. Catalytic converters also contain other metals, including rhodium in small amounts. The expectation is for your car’s catalytic converter to last the life of your vehicle. However, occasionally, your catalytic converter will fail and need to be replaced.

A French engineer, Eugene Houdry invented the first catalytic converter in the 1950s. His primary objective to decrease the amount of pollution from industry. It later became worthwhile for cars to use a catalytic converter when the lead in gas was outlawed.

Because mining is tedious and has adverse effects on our environment, recycling your catalytic converter to extract the precious metals is a cost-effective alternative. Converter Guy will pay you the top price for your catalytic converter. This national company will accept your scrap converter through the mail and send you a check no matter where you live. Catalytic converter recycling makes sense to help the environment and put cash in your pocket.

A Brief History of Custom Patches

January 23, 2016 Uncategorized

custom patchCustom velcro patches  are an artistic expression that are an efficient and economical way for people with certain affiliations to notify others of their position in a company, sports team, military, police force, emergency personnel etc. In the early 19th century, the United States military started using patches on soldiers’ uniforms. Different designs had special significance such as rank or division. Medical personnel in the military wore a Red Cross embroidered patch to denote their responsibility for care of the wounded..

Historically, patches first appeared in ancient China in the 3rd century BC. Seamstresses used different types of patches to fix clothing, and these reparative materials were intricate and adorned with precious stones and pearls. All patches were created by hand until the industrialized revolution. Alphonse Kursheedt and Isaak Groebli were responsible for the first textile machines used for the creation of patches.

With modern technology, we now have computerized machines that can mass produce PVC patches. Flex Systems has up to date technology to create any type of patch for you company or business at an affordable rate with minimal investment. Patches have evolved from simple cloth materials, to sturdy pieces of art. Custom patches are made to withstand the elements. They are created with space age materials to prolong longevity. For more information, contact Flex Systems.