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Precious Metal Stampings

Precious Metal Characteristics

Precious metals are often used in metal stamping as a plating or coating on stamped parts. Designing a stamping process that conserves the precious metal is critical due to its high cost and at times limited availability.


  • Excellent conductor of heat and electricity
  • Very malleable


  • Excellent conductor of heat and electricity
  • Does not tarnish


  • Extremely resistant to tarnishing and corrosion
  • Soft and malleable


  • Best conductor of electricity
  • Will tarnish

Precious Metal Applications


  • Medical
  • Electronics
  • Automotive

Parts Plated with Precious Metals

  • Connectors
  • Lead frames
  • Battery contacts for medical devices
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