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Advantages of Platinum Plating Solutions

Platinum plating solutions provide countless benefits to the end-user, making it an extremely popular surface finishing option and an overall great investment for your applications, regardless of the industry you’re in.

Platinum plating is the deposit of a thin layer of platinum metal on a substrate, typically in the 0.5 to 5-micron range (0.00002”-0.0002”) and is commonly used in water purification, oil refining, automotive, energy production, and medical industries.

Pure platinum is a white metal, similar in appearance to silver. Although its occurrence is rare in nature, it can now be found in up to 20% of consumer goods produced around the world.

Platinum is one of the most ductile of pure metals and is also very malleable, though less so than gold. It does not tarnish in air or dissolve in most acids, and it has a very high melting point of 3,215 °F which makes it ideal for industrial applications. Continue Reading