Friday, January 24, 2014

How are FIRECAT catalytic combustor made?

Firecat combustors manufactured by Applied Ceramics are made of high temperature, honeycomb patterned, ceramic substrate. They are coated with special noble metals. The honeycomb pattern gives the combustor the surface area for the catalytic costing.

The noble metals used are palladium and platinum.

These catalytic combustors have been used by the woodstove industry since the first catalytic stoves was designed. Most catalytic stove manufacturers today are still using the Firecat brand as their choice for quality and performance.

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