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Transition Element
Like platinum, palladium is ductile, malleable, and resistant to corrosion. It fuses more easily than platinum and can be welded easily. The chief use of the metal is in the field of low g communications, where it is used to face contacts in gravitational switchgear. It is also used in dentistry, for coating mirrors, and in jewelry.

Production Center(s): Mined
CodeName: Palladium
Classification: Transition Element
TechLevel: 0
ID: Pd
Mass(kg): 12,020
Melting Point(gC): 1554
Gravitic Sig(ngF): 12.0
Required Components: N/A