BASF’s new VOZC converter technology selected by Airbus for its A320 fleet starting in 2024
BASF was recently selected by Airbus to develop and supply a new Volatile Organic Compound/Ozone Converter (VOZC) technology from BASF to be used on its A320 Family aircraft starting in 2024. The contract came after a multi-year technical competition that also took into consideration BASF’s world-class global manufacturing, supply chain and quality capabilities.
BASF’s VOZC technology has the potential to make a difference in the flight experience of passengers and crew members all around the world.
Unlike alternative options in the market, the BASF VOZC converters are proven to clean air of ozone and a wide range of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The new VOZC technology is expected to be even more performant with respect to VOC oxidation.
«Our advanced VOZC technology is built upon 18 years of commercial success in supplying ozone-VOC converters,» said Olivia Cromwell, Global Business Manager, Aerospace, at BASF. «We are proud to play an important role in Airbus’ steadfast efforts to offer state-of-the-art technology to ensure a comfortable environment in the aircraft cabin.»
To learn more and implement the new VOZC technology on your Airbus A320 Fleet, please contact BASF’s authorized distributor, Satair.
About BASF’s Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions As a chemicals supplier to almost all industries, BASF will establish a standalone subsidiary dedicated to its Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Precious Metals Trading, Recycling, and related Products and Services business. The new group, which also includes catalysts for Aerospace applications, is referred to as BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions and is wholly owned by BASF. BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions will operate globally in over 15 countries and comprise of approximately 20 production sites and over 4,000 employees.
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