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New catalysts for polluting gas removal developed in Urals

27 Oct '14
Students from Ural Federal University (UrFU) in Ekaterinburg, in the Urals, have come up with an idea of creating zirconium oxide based catalysts to remove harmful gases and reduce emissions generated by thermal power stations, the UrFU website announced.

The project, developed by Stanislav Ozornin and Vitaly Panasenko from UrFUs Institute of Physics and Technology (IPT), calls for the use of a brand new cerium-zirconium composite material created at IPT. At the moment, the new catalysts are being tested on motor vehicles, helping them meet the Euro 5 environmental standards.

Using the technology at thermal power stations and coal-powered boiler houses is another potentially vast application for the catalysts. The product is expected to help reduce the emission of harmful substances from the facilities into the atmosphere by at least 30%.

The latter has been brought to the attention of Governor Evgeny Kuivashev of the Sverdlovsk Region, who has promised to lend the developers a hand in putting together a series of industrial tests for the new catalysts, UrFU said.
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