Did You Know?
All of the platinum mined would only fill an average size living room
Many Scrap metal recycling will pay $50 to $200 CASH for a single converter, no questions asked.
- Indianapolis State PoliceVehicle Theft Department
A properly installed CatClamp has proven to be 99.9% effective over the last 5 years.
- JAM-CJ sales/warranty statistics.
What takes less than 30 seconds to saw off and will potentially cost you a few
grand to replace?
You’re Catalytic Converter.
Solution: Recommend by the US Department of Justice’s “Problem Specific Guides (No. 58).” Published by the office of Community Oriented Policing Services. The Cat Clamp anti-theft device created by Jim Dusa of Toledo, OH offers a patented cable cage design surrounds and secures Catalytic converters with an aircraft grade steel cable cage that is virtually impossible to cut.
Why would anyone want my catalytic converter?
The precious metals found inside the converter. Platinum and other precious metals are hitting skyrocketing prices and one catalytic converter can turnover $300 quickly from scrap metal dealers.
Who Makes the Easiest Target for Catalytic Converter Thieves?
Not to say that all vehicles may fall victim to a Catalytic Converter theft, the most popular vehicles hit are pick-up truck, SUVs and any make of car that sits higher off the ground.
While little can be done to stop the crime in action, law enforcement agencies are advising vehicle owners to take preventative measures, such as parking in busy, well-lit or secured areas. “The most effective theft deterrent makes the crime difficult for the offender, “said Brandon Kooi, Associate Professor and Director of Criminal Justice Program at Aurora University, Illinois. In his educational guide Theft of Scrap Metal, published by the U.S. Department of Justice, Kooi features the CatClamp™ as the ideal solution for this growing problem.
CatClamp™ is an U.S. patented original catalytic converter lock and has proven to be 99.9% effective for more than four years worldwide. For more information, or to learn about the various CatClamp models, visit us online at www.catclamp.com or call us at 419-478-1313.