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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|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
|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)|
|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|
|Maximum deposit thickness||4 – 5 microns|
|Special storage requirements||None|
|Shelf life||Over 2 years|
|Health and Safety classification||Irritant|
|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.
- 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 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