Johnson Matthey offers DPF retrofit advice at Plantworx 2013

Stoneleigh Park, 14-16 May, Stand PAV24, Pavilion
Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, 14 May 2013 – Johnson Matthey, a global leader in emissions control technology, will be offering diesel particulate filter (DPF) retrofit advice to the construction industry at the first Plantworx Show, being held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, from 14-16 May.
Non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) is responsible for around 15 per cent of London’s NOx emissions and 12 per cent of its PM10 emissions, and the Mayor of London is set to introduce a new Low Emission Zone for construction machinery. In the meantime, sites in the capital, particularly those in the Crossrail project, are requiring DPFs to be fitted to existing equipment to reduce emissions of particulate matter (PM).
Johnson Matthey invites operators to attend a ‘DPF surgery,’ with experts on hand throughout the show to offer advice. Johnson Matthey specialises in providing retrofit emissions solutions to the construction industry and has over 20 years’ experience of engineering DPF systems for non-road machines. It therefore has a large number of designs available to fit to construction machinery. Its systems are certified by the Energy Saving Trust and are already in use on Crossrail sites.
Diesel engines installed in NRMM such as excavators, bulldozers, front loaders, backhoe loaders and compressors contribute greatly to air pollution by emitting carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons (HC), oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and particulate matter. Diesel emission control devices such as Johnson Matthey’s CRT® system can reduce the mass of harmful particulates emitted by Diesel engines by more than 90%, and the total number by over 99%, and are now required on existing machines for some sites in London.
Richard O’Sullivan, Commercial Director at Johnson Matthey says: “Diesel engines are a valuable power source but their emissions are known to contribute to air pollution and can cause respiratory health problems. For existing machines these emissions are best dealt with at source, through the use of retrofit exhaust aftertreatment. A dedicated team of experts will be available on our stand at the Plantworx exhibition to advise operators on options for meeting the latest requirements.”
Johnson Matthey will be exhibiting diesel emissions control systems suitable for a variety of heavy duty construction machines such as excavators, loaders, telehandlers, piling rigs, crawler cranes and dump trucks. They offer a range of diesel particulate filter sizes, filter types and regeneration methods to cover most applications.
Further information on the products and services of Johnson Matthey’s European Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) Group can be found at, or by visiting Stand PAV24 at Plantworx.
Source: Johnson Matthey