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10065 Platinum 10 wt% Rhodium wire, 0.25mm (0.01in) dia, ISA Type S Standard Grade Thermocouple

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10065-BU 25cm 77.90
10065-BY 100cm 250.00
10065-CC 500cm 1108.00
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Platinum 10 wt% Rhodium wire, 0.25mm (0.01in) dia, ISA Type S Standard Grade Thermocouple


Chemical Properties

Pt:Rh; 90:10 wt%
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water.


Platinum rhodium wire is used as a catalyst in preparation of nitric acid and in rayon spinnerets. It is used as a device for measuring high temperatures. It serves as a catalyst in the oxidation of the ammonia by atmospheric oxygen to produce nitric oxide, through Haber process.


Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Pura, J.; Kwasniak, P.; Wiecinski, P.; Garbacz, H.; Zdunek, J.; Laskowski, Z.; Gierej, M. Investigation of the Degradation Mechanism of Platinum-Rhodium Catalytic Wires during Oxidation of Ammonia Process. Solid State Phenom. 2015, 227, 229-232.

Zhou, Y.; Xiao, H. H.; Sun, J. H.; Zhang, X. N.; Yan, W. G.; Huang, X. J. Experimental study of horizontal flame spread over rigid polyurethane foam on a plateau: effects of sample width and ambient pressure. Fire Mater. 2015, 39 (2), 127-138.

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