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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.

GOLD

  • Excellent conductor of heat and electricity
  • Very malleable
PALLADIUM
  • Excellent conductor of heat and electricity
  • Does not tarnish
PLATINUM
  • Extremely resistant to tarnishing and corrosion
  • Soft and malleable
SILVER
  • Best conductor of electricity
  • Will tarnish

PRECIOUS METAL APPLICATIONS

 

Industries
  • Medical
  • Electronics
  • Automotive
Parts Stamped from Precious Metals
  • Connectors
  • Lead frames
  • Battery contacts for medical devices

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