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Category: Silver Market News

Green Technology Driving Silver Demand (And Prices)

Since platinum group metals (PGMs) are a necessary component of catalytic converters, and pretty much every vehicle with a combustion engine needs a catalytic convertor, the correlation between PGM

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Tech Innovations Made Possible with Silver in 2018

According to the Silver Institute, electronic and electrical applications are expected to drive a higher demand for silver in 2019. To give you an idea of how this industry sector uses silver, here are some new technologies that were made possible in 2018 thanks to this precious metal.

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Image obtained from "The Simpsons Collection by The Perth Mint

Perth Mint Launches New Series of Bullion Coins based on The Simpsons

During the 47th World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany, The Perth Mint of Australia unveiled a new series of silver bullion coins based on The Simpsons animated television show.

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Silver Alloys and their Uses

Like other precious metals, silver is an amazing material with many unique properties. Its plasticity is second only to gold, it has the highest thermal conductivity of any metal, it has antimicrobial

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Silver Halides in Early Film Technology

As a full-service refinery, precious metal sellers who are new clients of ours are often surprised about the variety of scrap we pay for. We do not accept certain types of silver-bearing photographic

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Fun Facts about Palladium

Of the precious metals we refine here at Manhattan Gold & Silver, palladium is the least well known. Discovered in 1802 by William Hyde Wollaston, palladium is one of the six PGMs and has a wide range

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