First I would like to thank the individuals who responded to my
first inquiries about platinum. I have finished my first small
project with the stuff Pt/ruth and enjoyed it immensely (except for
almost frying my retinas out since I had no googles). I have spent
quit a bit of time reviewing literature inthe archives and at the
platinum council’s website. I know that the platinum has to be super
clean but no one has said what it can be cleaned with. Is alcohol ok
or do I need something special?
Second, many of the older archives people seem to prefer the plat/ir
blend. Does anyone prefer the ruthenium blend that i have? I get it
from stuller andhave noticed a lot of the milled products aren’t
available in plat/irid. What’s up with that?
Third, I was hoping to slump my pt/ru like I do with 18kt and
sterlium plus but it doesn’t seem to slump and fuse like the above
mentioned. Is this a characteristic of the pt alloy or pt in
Overall though I think I will have a beautiful relationship with the