Buy Platinum from Surepure Chemetals
Surepure Chemetals sells pure platinum, platinum-iridium alloy, and platinum-rhodium alloy.
We stock many sizes and can supply others with short lead times.
Properties of Platinum
Platinum is ductile (can be stretched), malleable (can be compressed),
lustrous (shiny), silvery-white, highly resistant to corrosion and oxidation,
very unreactive and stable. It has a high melting temperature and has
Uses of Platinum
Due to its unreactivity and resistance to corrosion, platinum can be used for medical devices and for dentistry. Due to its high melting point and high conductivity, it is used for electrical contacts and electrodes. One of platinum's main uses is for catalytic converters.
Platinum ASTM Specifications
Surepure Chemetals sells pure platinum covered by the ASTM B561 specification.
Harmonized System Export Code for Platinum
The HS code for semi-manufactured platinum (including platinum wire and sheet) is 7110.19.0000.
Surepure Chemetals sells platinum in several forms:
Surepure's platinum wire is RoHS compliant.
Platinum Use in Thermocouples and Resistance Thermometers
A thermocouple is a temperature-measuring device consisting of two different types of conductor wires. Platinum and Platinum-Rhodium thermocouples are a very stable type of thermocouple and can be used at high temperatures, up to 1800°C (3272°F), depending on the type of thermocouple.
Type S thermocouples are made up of
Platinum 90% / Rhodium 10% wire paired with
Pure Platinum wire,
and can be used up to 1600°C (2912°F).
Standard thicknesses range from 0.002" to 0.128".
Standard thicknesses range from 0.004" to 0.128".
We supply pure platinum powder and granules as well as platinum-based chemicals.
Surepure Chemetals can supply made-to-order platinum and platinum-iridium square wire and flat wire.
Surepure Chemetals can supply made-to-order platinum tubes.