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Does Platinum Have a Future with the Rise of Electric Vehicles

Does Platinum Have a Future with the Rise of Electric Vehicles Over 40% of platinum is used in the manufacturing of automotive catalytic converters. With the introduction of electric vehicles (EVs), many reports are pointing towards a marked decrease in platinum demand and falling prices in the mid to long- term. So how far will the once


Palladium Can Now Be Literally Be Stored On Your Hard Disk

While almost 80% of palladium produced is used in manufacturing catalytic converters in gasoline vehicles, researchers have found a potential new use for palladium – data storage. Global data storage demand has been ballooning at an alarming rate, creating the need for new techniques to outperform current memory technologies. In one such technique, extremely thin films of palladium are


Find A Treasure Trove Of Precious Metals… In Your Car

Precious metal recyclers like us “prowl” the concrete jungle looking for renewable scarce resources like platinum, palladium, rhodium and even gold from everyday objects in that have reached the end of their useful life. In addition to end-of-life computers, mobile devices and other electronics, your vehicle is also an excellent minefield of precious metals that can be


Recover Platinum & Other Precious Metals from Your Junked Car

Introducing the Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) are a group of precious metals that share similar characteristics and chemical properties. The group comprises platinum and palladium as well as the lesser known rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium. Where Are PGMs Found? The answer is mostly underground. PGMs are primarily sourced from mining.


Get The Right Price For Your Catalytic Converters With the Right Sampling Equipment

In the catalytic converter recycling business, it literally pays to get your converters accurately assessed. Knowing how much PGM (Platinum Group Metals) your converters contain allows you to know whether you are getting a competitive offer or getting shortchanged. The go-to analytical method is the XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence), a proven non-destructive, analytical technique that determines


When Waste Processing Meets Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency has absolutely nothing to do with waste processing. Well, think again. One particular cryptocurrency miner is about to use waste-to-energy to power their incredibly energy intensive mining machines. Ukrainian startup Zeus uses an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) to attract investors for their waste-processing plant, which will generate the electricity needed to power their mining machines. Any