Going platinum – Recycled platinum meets high demand

Materials World magazine
1 Jul 2007

Platinum is a rare metal. The main use of platinum is in the manufacture of autocatalysts. The second largests use is in jewellery, and then there is its use in the electronic, chemical and refining industries. Due to the high demand for platinum its price has risen, and this has highlighted the need for recycling and the switch to other precious group metals such as palladium.

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