Patent Number: 6,165,430

Title: Method for treating diesel engine exhaust gas

Abstract: The invention is a selective reduction catalyst useful for converting exhaust gases generated by a diesel engine where the atmosphere is oxidizing. The catalyst comprises 5-40 wt. % silica of a silica/alumina sol-gel produced support carrying 0.25-4.0 wt. % platinum.

Inventors: Kudla; Robert J. (Warren, MI), Narula; Chaitanya Kumar (Ann Arbor, MI), Chattha; Mohinder S. (Northville, MI)

Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: B01D 53/94 (20060101); B01J 23/42 (20060101); B01J 21/12 (20060101); B01J 21/00 (20060101); B01J 008/02 (); B01J 021/08 (); B01J 021/12 (); B01J 023/42 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2013