The obligation to install catalytic converters in new cars has been in force for several tens of years now. So what about the cars which were produced before that date? Will they be MOTed without a cat? What about the popular Diesel cars? What exhaust emission standards does a car have to meet to be […] More

2020-10-30 09:05:37

Is there a golden waste in our computers?

Probably many of you have heard of precious metal scrap. As you know, these are not only damaged or unusable jewelry, but also other wastes containing precious metals, such as electronics or car parts. Precious metals are commonly found in computers and electronics, such as control boards, circuit boards, or chips. They contain gold and […] More

2020-10-29 14:39:01

Dangers of electronic boards

The generation and management of electronic waste is one of the most important environmental issues of particular importance in recent decades. Electronic waste is generated at the very beginning of the production of each product with unprocessed raw materials and is subsequently generated at each stage of this process until the unprocessed raw material becomes […] More

2020-10-27 12:27:18

CATALYST 9146663/2236958001 FROM VOLVO

Catalysts 9146663/2236958001 are used by the Swedish brand Volvo. What characterizes them most is a wide, flat cover, the edges of which are additionally flattened. In the cover you will find several transversely arranged recesses. The entire catalyst is topped off by asymmetrical outlets, totaling up to three, including one double. Numbers are easy to […] More

2020-10-26 13:59:05

SSD vs. HDD: What's the Difference?

Solid State Disk is the equivalent of the abbreviation for SSD, meaning hard disk. An SSD is a disk that stores information on multiple connected memory cards, but not on a magnetic disk. The first SSD was tested on a Sharp PC-5000 in 1983. The memory of this computer at that time was 128 KB. […] More

2020-10-21 11:52:27

Catalyst 1S71-5E211-EG/1258206 from FORD

Catalytic converter number 1S71-5E211-EG/1258206 appears in passenger Ford cars. It is 35 cm long and its weight is almost 1.3 kg. It is characterized by a round shape and lack of symmetry – on one side it is ended with a flat enlargement with screws located at the side outlet. This catalytic converter is mounted […] More

2020-10-19 11:57:18

Catalyst 8D0131701AS / 8D0178C WITH AUDI S4

Catalysts with the number 8D0131701AS/8D0178C are used by the Audi brand. They are characterized by a flat shape, protuberances on the cover and outlets arranged diagonally. The weight of their contribution is less than 1 kilogram, and the length is less than 40 cm. Audi S4 is a car model, the production of which began in […] More

2020-10-16 12:46:16


Catalysts B34C are used in MAZDA cars. They are 35 cm long, and their weight is about 0.6 kg. They are symmetrical in shape. What is most characteristic about them is the perforated cover, which can be schematically divided into three parts. The edges on both sides are flattened. B34C catalysts were installed in ,,MAZDA” […] More

2020-10-15 12:01:34

Printed circuit boards for laptops

A printed motherboard is a key part in both desktops and laptops that connects all the other parts into a single whole. The processor, hard drives, RAM, video cards, sound cards, optical drives, and other components are connected to the motherboard directly or by cables. Motherboard printed circuit boards, power supplies come in several different […] More

2020-10-14 13:41:49

CATALYST 780823501/7808246/7803730 FROM BMW

From catalysts with the number 780823501 / 7808246 / 7803730, is used by the BMW group. These are small size catalysts that are less than 40 cm long and slightly more than 20 cm wide, but have a high weight of 5.3 kg. Manufactured by Eberspacher and installed in cars such as: BMW E90, E91, […] More

2020-10-13 11:29:41

Let’s meet with printed circuit board ... What is it?

A printed circuit board, also known as an insulating plate, is a plate on the surface of which there are electrically permeable tracks – printed wires consisting of a part of a metallized layer in the insulating part of the printed circuit board and contact areas for fixing electrical elements. Also metallized and non-metallized openings. […] More

2020-10-12 13:54:05


Catalyst number K 135 was used in Peugeot cars, mainly in the model 106 in the petrol version 1.1. The use of this catalyst had its time in 1998. The second model in which he used the promotional catalyst model was the model 206 2.0 HDI diesel version in the years of production from 1999-2016. […] More

2020-10-09 06:30:45


Catalyst number T11 most often found in Toyota Yaris with 1.0 petrol engine, which has been produced since 1999. Its elongated form has approx. 52 cm. A special feature of this catalyst is one of the outlets, which shape resembles a shorter and smaller version of the tube. In today of this catalyst we can […] More

2020-10-08 11:15:12


With catalysts GM23, Opel used the Opel Corsa B and Opel Tigra models with 1.4 and 1.6 gasoline engines from 1995. The length of the cover is 33 cm and the width is 12 cm, which makes the shape rectangular and longitudinal. The edges with a tendency to corrosion are flattened, and in the middle […] More

2020-10-07 12:03:23


Catalyst number 1X43-5E212-AK it is characterised by the unusual shape of a rounded trapezoid, with a low insert weight of 0.89 kg, as well as about 30 cm long and about 20 cm wide. Today we can pay 305 euros for this catalyst. Jaguar X Type 3.0 is a vehicle that was produced by the […] More

2020-10-06 13:29:02

The catalyst is - ...?

As early as 1975 in the United States of America and little bit later in Europe began to take care of the use of catalysts and catalysts benefits. These days in many parts of the world, catalyst must have all cars in the markets. This is happened because cars incineration cases significant damage to the […] More

2020-10-06 12:53:18