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Palladium (Pd)

Basic Information

Purity: 99.99% (4N)

Color: Silver

Atomic Number: 46



Up To: 12″ Diameter


Up to: 11″ (Segments) x 6.75″ OD



Up to: 12″ x 6.5″ x 0.75″ Thick

Mu, Chi, Upsilon, DeltaOEM Configurations

Palladium is one of the metals in the group known as the Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) which also includes Platinum, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Iridium & Osmium. It finds typical use in aircraft spark plugs, surgical instruments, electrical contacts, and blood-sugar test strips.

SCI has the ability to recycle and reuse PGM sputtering targets, which has led to huge savings for our customers. Reach out to us today if you use any PGM materials.

Technical Information

Vapor Pressure

P (Pa)1101001 k10 k100 k
at T (K)172118972117239537533234
Melting Point

 1828.05 K ​

(1554.9 °C, ​2830.82 °F)

Boiling Point

3236 K

​(2963 °C, ​5365 °F)





12.023 g/cm3

10.38 g/cm3

Heat of Fusion

16.74 kJ/mol

Heat of Vaporization

358 kJ/mol


Hydrogen Gas Sensing & Extraction

Catalyst (Carbon-to-Carbon Reactions)

Multi-layer Ceramic Capacitor (MCLL) Electrodes

Fuel Cell Components

Medical Device Coatings