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Empa claims new ceramic foam approach advances diesel filter structure

By Eileen De Guire / April 30, 2013

“Honeycomb” monolith diesel exhaust filter on left compared to Empa’s ceramic foam substrate filter, right. Credit: Empa. By this time next year, Europe will be enforcing a tough, new standard on exhaust emissions from trucks and busses. Starting in September 2014, all new passenger and many lighter-weight commercial vehicles in regions covered by the European…

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