What metal is stronger: platinum or gold?

Answer Platinum has a higher tensile strength than gold, which means that more force is necessary to break platinum than to break gold. Objects made from platinum tend to be at least 95 percent platinum, ... Read More »

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Is platinum a soft metal?

Platinum is a soft, malleable and tarnish-resistant precious metal, making it a popular choice for jewelry making. Platinum's ductility and strength mean that it is easily worked, yet firmly holds ... Read More »

Is 14K gold stronger than 10K gold?

Alloys added to gold make it stronger but lower the karats (the amount of gold). Fourteen karat gold is 41.7 percent alloy and 58.3 percent gold. Ten karat gold is 58.3 percent alloy and 41.7 perce... Read More »

What Bands Have the Most Consecutive Gold or Platinum Albums?

The Recording Industry Association of America, or the RIAA, is the authoritative trade organization for record labels. The RIAA is able to measure and quantify sales for albums and awards artists a... Read More »

What can I use to clean a metal bed frame with a platinum finish?

Cleaning platinum does not require any special cleaners. Remove all dust and dirt from the bed frame with a dry cloth. Use a bucket of warm water, a few tablespoons of your favorite soap, and a cot... Read More »