Platinum Tank Plating Solution

Platinum Tank Plating Solution

This platinum plating solution contains 5 grams of platinum per litre. It plates a hard wearing, bright layer – great for both decorative or functional applications of up to 2 microns.

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Product Details

Features Applications
Bright and very hard Used to plate gem stone settings as it enhances the brilliance of diamonds and other precious stones.
Hypoallergenic Makes it a very suitable finish for personal items such as jewellery
Doesn’t oxidise Used for functional applications such as  plating over silver electrical connectors and plating surgical instruments


For guidance on how to use our tank plating kit, please click HERE to see a  guide in our Electroplating Manual.

Plate over a freshly plated gold flash layer
Platinum concentration: 5 grams per litre

Tech Specs

Plating Factor 0.02 A/cm2
Plating rate 0.1 micron per minute at Plating Factor = 0.02A/cm2 and 40 °C
Temperature 40 °C (range: 35 – 45 °C)
pH <1
Turnovers of platinum to exhaustion 5 – 6 (see notes below)
Platinum concentration 5 grams per litre
Agitation None to very slow with stirring bar
Electrode Mesh or platinised titanium
Platinum content in plate >99.9%
Cathode efficiency ~20% at Plating Factor = 0.02A/cm2 and 40 °C
Hardness 650 – 700 Hv (6375 – 6865 MPa)
Density of deposit 21.4 g/cm3
Electrical resistivity of deposit 9.8 micro ohms/cm
Stress High (tensile)
Maximum deposit thickness 4 – 5 microns
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life Over 2 years
Health and Safety classification Irritant
Special considerations None
Transport (UN number) 2796


Notes: A turnover is is defined as one complete replenishment of platinum. In the case of Platinum
Tank Plating Solution, as the concentration of platinum is 5 grams-per-litre, a turnover for 1 litre
of solution is 5 grams and the bath would be be exhausted at between 25 to 30 grams of platinum plated.

Delivery Details

Postage Options;
      Certain small items, for example Swabs, Nibs and Plating Pens can be sent by normal post within the UK.
        • The courier option for UK deliveries is FedEx
        • Free UK mainland delivery available on orders over £100
        • International orders usually 3-5 working days.
For all price quotations for deliveries, please add your items to our shopping cart. You will be able to see the shipping costs in the 'Current shipping' box before checking out.
    For Special Orders outside the UK and the EU, please contact us.

Tel: 01225 329 463


Available for the UK and Europe only

About our Special Orders

Some items are regulated for transport and have to be sent separately using our separate Special Orders shopping cart. They can only be delivered to destinations in the UK and countries within the EU. Before placing your order, please read our Special Orders instructions HERE


Choice of solution:

Surface area in square centimetres:

Desired thickness in microns:

Volume of solution required (ml):

Swab type:

Plating time required (mins):