Platinum Group Metal

Palladium is a rare element that is part of the Platinum Group of Metals

More About Palladium

  • Palladium is one of the PGMs (Platinum Group Metals)
  • See parent PGM term for more general details about platinum
  • Most of the supply comes from Russia and South Africa (the world is dependent on them)

Palladium Industrial Uses
  • Extensively used in the catalytic converters of internal combustion engine vehicles
  • Used more in gasoline engines than diesel