Catalysts (Chemical & Pharmaceutical)

Through Johnson Matthey Catalysts we offer products for catalyst manufacture in the following areas:

  • environmental catalysts
  • process catalysts
  • catalyst gauze
  • fuel cells

Environmental Catalysts and Technologies

Environmental catalyst options comprise global autocatalyst, heavy-duty diesel and stationary source emissions control products. These include fixed-bed catalyst solutions for vehicle exhaust emission control and catalyst systems for the reduction of volatile organic compound emissions from industrial processes. These can be retro-fitted to existing plants to reduce waste to levels complying with environmental standards.

Process Catalysts and Technologies

Johnson Matthey Catalysts manufactures base and precious metal process catalysts, fine chemicals and electrochemical products for the following market sectors:

  • Acrylates
  • Amidation
  • Ammonia
  • Chemical Catalysts
  • CO2 Purification
  • Coatings
  • Edible Oils
  • Electric Materials
  • Gas Processing
  • Gas to Liquids
  • Hydrogen
  • Industrial
  • Inks
  • Methanol
  • Oleochemicals
  • Passive Component Materials
  • Plasiticisers
  • Polyester
  • Polymers
  • Polyolefins
  • Polyurethanes
  • Precious Metal Plating
  • Refineries - Oil and Petrochemical
  • Sorbitol

Catalyst Gauze

The catalyst product offered by Johnson Matthey Australia extends to precious metal platinum alloy gauze for the production of nitric acid and hydrogen cyanide. Supply of gauzes is augmented by refining and recovery services in addition to a range of precious metal funding options.
Fuel Cells

We provide fuel cells from the leading global producer of precious metal catalysts and catalysed components. Because of our specialist knowledge in membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs), anode and cathode catalysts, fuel processor catalysts and coated components, customers are assured of a complete fuel cell system performing to the optimum standard.