PLATUNA® N 1 Platinum Electrolyte

PLATUNA® N 1 Platinum Electrolyte

Very bright and white platinum coatings with PLATUNA® N 1

The strongly acidic platinum electrolyte PLATUNA® N 1 is used for the deposition of uniform, bright platinum coatings of light color up to 1 μm thickness.

The electrolyte has an extraordinary wide range of current density and allows voltage controlled working. It is also suitable for rack and barrel operation.

Electrolyte characteristics

Electrolyte type

Strongly acidic

Metal content

2 (0,5 - 4) g/l

pH value

< 1

Operating temperature

30 (25 - 40) °C

Current density range

1.5 (0.5 - 5.0) A/dm²

Plating speed

approx. 0.08 μm/min at 1.5 A/dm²

Anode material

platinized titanium anodes

Coating characteristics

Coating

Platinum

Purity

99.9 wt.% Pt

Colour of deposit

white

Brightness

brilliant

Hardness of deposit

unmeasurable, approx. 500 HV

Max. coating thickness

1 μm

Density of the coating

approx. 21 g/cm³

Advantages

  • Acidic platinum electrolyte
  • Bright, white and brillant coatings
  • For decorative applications
  • Wide operating range
  • Up to 1 μm layer thickness (crack-free)
  • The coatings are RoHS compliant
  • Suitable for rack and barrel

Applications

  • Jewelry
  • Writing implements
  • Watches
  • Spectacle frames
  • Accessories

Downloads

  • Produktblatt_PLATUNA_N_1_EN.pdf
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Your contact person

Markus Legeler

Manager Sales International
T: +49 7171 607 204
F: +49 7171 607 316
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