catalyst/catalytic convertor


Senior Member
English (UK), Hindi (India)
Hi all,

I want to know the difference between catalyst and catalytic convertor (automobile domain)

Thanks in advance
  • olliemae

    Senior Member
    New Zealand/America, English
    A catalyst is simply something that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being used up.
    A catalytic converter is a car part that contains a catalyst for changing harmful pollutants into less harmful ones.

    Doest that answer your question?
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