Palladium Uses: Modern Applications
As such, many of palladium's applications parallel that of platinum and palladium is often used as a lower cost alternative to its more famous sibling.
Like platinum, palladium is used in pollution control, chemical processing and in electronics. Unlike platinum, its use in jewelry is mainly as a hardening agent in platinum alloy . Pure palladium is seldom seen in jewelry, despite efforts to promote the metal as a viable alternative to platinum.
Major Applications of Palladium
- Chemical Processing