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




99.9 wt.% Pt

Colour of deposit




Hardness of deposit

unmeasurable, approx. 500 HV

Max. coating thickness

1 μm

Density of the coating

approx. 21 g/cm³


  • 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


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


  • Produktblatt_PLATUNA_N_1_EN.pdf

Your contact person

Markus Legeler

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

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