Rhodium Tank Plating Solution

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Rhodium Tank Plating Solution has been formulated for long life and can be operated in both fast and slow mode depending on temperature.

This solution can be operated both at room temperature (slow  mode) and 40 °C (fast mode) – see Tech Specs.

This solution has an extra long shelf life of over 5 years.

For those of our customers based outside the UK and the EU, our Palladium Tank Plating Solution makes a great alternative to rhodium plating.

Rhodium content: 2 grams per litre.

Please click HERE for help with placing an order on our Special Orders shop

Rhodium Tank Plating Solution £

View Examples

example usage 1

The Rhodium Plating Solution for tank plating is specifically developed to work with our Rhodium Tank Plating Kit. It will deliver very bright, white layers of rhodium to controlled thicknesses. To see a rhodium tank plating project, click HERE for our Electroplating Manual. To keep your rhodium tank plating solution replenished, please see our Rodium Tank Replenisher HERE

example usage 2

Our Rhodium Plating Kit can be found on our shop pages for tank plating. You can work out in advance how long to plate your item for a specified thickness by clicking HERE for our Rhodium Tank Concentration Calculator

Product Details

Plating Solution Features Used for
  • Highly reflective and corrosion resistant, lustrous appearance
  • Hardest precious metal
  • Rhodium concentration: 2 gms per litre


  • Plating over white gold alloy (typically 75% gold with balance palladium, platinum or silver) to give a brilliant finish
  • Non-tarnish coating for silver
  • Plating in a small beaker or tank


Tech Specs

Operating Parameters

Not required

Rhodium Concentration 2 g/l
Plating Factor 0.02 A/cm2
Plating Rate (PF: 0.02) 0.08 micron/min at 40 °C (fast mode – see notes)
Plating Rate (PF: 0.02) 0.04 micron/min at 20 °C (slow mode – see notes)
Recommended thickness 0.1 – 0.3 micron
Maximum thickness 0.7 micron
Lightness (L*) of deposit 72 – 80%
Voltage 1-3 volts
pH <1.0
Temperature 38 – 40 °C
Anode Mesh
Hardness 900-950 Hv
Stress (tensile) High (tensile)
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life Over 5 years
Health and Safety classification Corrosive
Special considerations None
Transport (UN number) 2796


  • Our online calculator for Rhodium Tank Plating Solution is calibrated at the higher temperature
    of 40 °C. If operating at 20 °C, you will need to double the time indicated by the calculator to
    achieve the desired thickness.

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Read Manual

To see a rhodium tank plating project, click HERE for our Electroplating Manual.

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

Email: info@goldn.co.uk

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):