Platinum Tank Plating Solution (UK and EU only)

£91.73£334.88 + VAT

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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.

Orders outside UK and EU

This plating solution cannot be purchased and shipped outside the UK and the EU because it’s part of our range of plating solutions that are regulated for transport.

A suitable substitute for this product may be our Palladium Tank Plating Solution, which can be purchased and shipped outside the UK and the EU. This alternative product can be viewed by clicking on the link in the ‘Related Products’ section below this panel.


HS Code: 3824 99 70


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

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.

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