Commercial Uses of Rhodium?

Answer Rhodium is a hard, silver-white, durable metal with a high reflectance. It is a member of the platinum group and is one of the rarest of the precious metals. It is much more expensive than gold or ... Read More »

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What is rhodium plating?

Rhodium plating is the process of coating a piece of jewelry, especially rings and earrings, in a rhodium metal finish to increase the jewelry's durability, according to Read More »

Is rhodium used in jewelry?

Rhodium is used frequently as a plating for white gold and sometimes platinum jewelry. The rhodium finish gives jewelry an added shine and makes it more durable. Rhodium is also hypo-allergenic. A ... Read More »

How Much Rhodium is in a Catalytic Converter?

The amount of rhodium in an average catalytic converter is about 0.07 oz., equaling 1g to 2g. The rhodium (symbol: RH) metal helps break up harmful gases that emit from an automobile's catalytic co... Read More »

What is rhodium plating made of?

Rhodium plating is made from rhodium, an extremely rare and expensive precious metal in the platinum family that is used in jewelry making to enhance the shine of other precious metals, such as gol... Read More »