Eaton has signed an agreement to use Clean Diesel's patented Advanced Reagent Injector System (ARIS) technology for injection of hydrocarbon fuel in emissions reduction applications, including Eaton's Aftertreatment System.
This technology can also be applied to regeneration of diesel particulate filters and lean NOx traps in various global applications.

Eaton's Aftertreatment System does not require the use of additional urea for NOx reduction. It is an integrated system that meets international and EPA requirements (including 2010) without the on-vehicle storage, replenishment and infrastructure a urea-based system requires.

Both Eaton's aftertreatment and fuel dosing systems have worldwide application for reducing NOx and particulate matter emissions from diesel engines. Eaton is targeting NOx and PM control technologies for production in 2011 and beyond in various applications.

These systems can be used for on-road, off-road and stationary applications, with a combined global market size of new medium-duty and higher engines exceeding 7 million per year.

Clean Diesel's ARIS technology is designed for use in all types of combustion engines. It uses a single emissions reduction fluid to provide injector cooling and is easier to manufacture, install and operate than compressed air systems.

"Eaton has taken two NOx-reducing technologies and packaged them into a system where they can work together, taking advantage of several catalytic reactions to reduce harmful emissions," said Bernhard Steiner, chief executive officer of Clean Diesel. "We are pleased to provide a key technology that will help reduce global emissions and that supports Eaton's commitment to environmental sustainability."

Hydrocarbon injection is an important and growing technology for diesel particulate filter regeneration applications, as well as for NOx absorbers and NOx conversion catalysts. Clean Diesel supplies patented technology enabling both urea-based and alternative SCR solutions for fuel-efficient emission control.

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