ApplicationNo. 524486 filed on 11/18/1974
US Classes:422/179, Fixed bed with resilient or differential thermal expansion compensating bed support means248/901, SUPPORT HAVING TEMPERATURE OR PRESSURE RESPONSIVE FEATURE60/322Having vibration attenuating, or expansion and contraction relieving structure
ExaminersPrimary: Wolk, Morris O.
Assistant: Garris, Bradley
Attorney, Agent or Firm
AbstractSpacers formed from mica are disposed in a catalytic converter between a monolithic ceramic catalyst element and a metal converter housing. As the converter warms, the spacers increase the compressive loading on the catalyst element to support and immobilize it within the housing.