Advanced science.  Applied technology.


Catalytic Converter Testing: 6,298,729


A method and apparatus for testing the durability of a catalytic converter incorporating a catalyst support honeycomb supported by a resilient mounting material within an exterior converter enclosure, the method comprising vibrating the exterior of the converter enclosure while the converter is heated to a predetermined testing temperature and while the force or acceleration applied to the catalyst support honeycomb by the vibrating exterior enclosure and resilient mounting layer is measured.

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Robert J. Locker; Constance B. Sawyer; Douglas J. Fox; James F. Unruh