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Platinum Rod

Platinum Rods are part of our broad range of high-purity metal rods for research and industrial applications. With 124 variations to choose from, this product line offers these rods in multiple diameters and lengths. The high density, corrosion resistance and electrical conductivity of platinum make these rods suitable for use in electrical contacts, electrodes, medical devices, jewelry, and other applications requiring a durable and inert precious metal. The availability of Platinum Rods in a wide selection of different sizes allows you to select the optimal dimensions for your specific needs.
Percentage Purity: 99.95%
Diameter: 1.25mm
Length: 500mm
Technical Name: Platinum
Formula: Pt
Density: 21.45g/cm³
CAS Number: 7440-06-4
UOM Code: 860-270-42
SKU: 1000173406
Product Code: PT00-RD-000113


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Material Properties for Precious Metals

Atomic Properties
Element Value
Atomic number 78
Crystal structure Face centred cubic
Electronic structure Xe 4f¹⁴ 5d⁹ 6s¹
Valences shown 1,2,3,4
Atomic weight( amu ) 195.08
Thermal neutron absorption cross-section( Barns ) 9
Photo-electric work function( eV ) 5.3
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 192/ 0.79
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 196/ 25.30
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 190/ 0.01
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 195/ 33.80
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 198/ 7.20
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 194/ 32.90
Atomic radius - Goldschmidt( nm ) 0.138
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 1/ 9.0
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 2/ 18.6
Mechanical Properties
Element Value
Material condition Hard
Material condition Soft
Poisson's ratio 0.39
Poisson's ratio 0.39
Bulk modulus( GPa ) 276
Bulk modulus( GPa ) 276
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 170
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 170
Hardness - Vickers( kgf mm⁻² ) 40
Hardness - Vickers( kgf mm⁻² ) 100
Tensile strength( MPa ) 200-300
Tensile strength( MPa ) 125-150
Yield strength( MPa ) 14-35
Yield strength( MPa ) 185
Electrical Properties
Element Value
Electrical resistivity( µOhmcm ) 10.58@20@20°C
Temperature coefficient( K⁻¹ ) 0.00392@0-100°C
Physical Properties
Element Value
Boiling point( C ) 3827
Density( gcm⁻³ ) 21.45@20°C
Thermal Properties
Element Value
Melting point( C ) 1772
Latent heat of evaporation( J g⁻¹ ) 2405
Latent heat of fusion( J g⁻¹ ) 101
Specific heat( J K⁻¹ kg⁻¹ ) 133@025°C
Thermal conductivity( W m⁻¹ K⁻¹ ) 71.6@0-100°C
Coefficient of thermal expansion( x10⁻⁶ K⁻¹ ) 9@0-100
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