Product Information

Please find some helpful technical information for our fabrication and casting alloys below.
All batches are assayed for complete confidence.


Standard 925 Sterling Silver STG

  • Multipurpose alloy
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well


Tarnish Resistant 925 Sterling Silver STGTA

  • Fabrication alloy only
  • Scrap remelts well with 50% fresh metal added
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has very good tarnish resistant properties


9ct Yellow 9YO

  • General purpose alloy
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has good wearing characteristics


9ct Rose 9RS

  • General purpose alloy
  • Sits in between 9YO and 9RD in colour
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well


9ct Red 9RD

  • General purpose alloy
  • When fabricating in large amounts air cooling is advised
  • Deep red colour-high copper content
  • Good match for most antique alloys
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has good wearing characteristics


9ct White 9WN

  • General purpose alloy
  • Palladium content 5% approx
  • No Nickel
  • Easy to set
  • Scrap remelts easily
  • Polishes well
  • Has good wearing characteristics


9ct White 9WG

  • General purpose alloy
  • No Nickel
  • High silver
  • Silvery in colour
  • Economical
  • Easy to set
  • Scrap remelts easily
  • Polishes well
  • Has reasonable wearing characteristics


9ct White 9WJ

  • Palladium content 2.4% approx
  • No Nickel
  • Economical
  • Easy to set
  • Scrap remelts easily
  • Polishes well
  • Has reasonable wearing characteristics


9ct White (Pall/Plat) 9WP

  • General purpose alloy
  • Palladium content 16% approx
  • Platinum content 4% approx
  • No Nickel or other base metals
  • Excellent colour
  • Recommended for high quality hand making and setting
  • Scrap remelts well even repeatedly
  • Polishes well
  • Has superb wearing characteristics


9ct White
9WC

  • General purpose alloy
  • Palladium content 12% approx
  • No Nickel
  • Silvery grey/white colour
  • Easy to set
  • Scrap remelts very well
  • Polishes well
  • Has good wearing characteristics


10ct Yellow 10YO

  • General purpose alloy
  • Good bright colour
  • Excellent for plate & wire making
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has good wearing characteristics


10ct Red 10RD

  • General purpose alloy
  • When fabricating in large amounts air cooling is advised
  • Deep red colour-high copper content
  • Good match for most antique alloys
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has good wearing characteristics


10ct White 10WN

  • General purpose alloy
  • Palladium content 5% approx
  • No Nickel
  • Good silvery grey colour
  • Easy to set
  • Scrap remelts easily
  • Polishes well
  • Has reasonable wearing characteristics


14ct Yellow 14YO

  • General purpose alloy
  • Very well accepted colour
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Very hard wearing alloy


14ct Red 14RD

  • General purpose alloy
  • Good colour
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Very hard wearing


14ct White 14WH

  • Fabrication only alloy
  • Palladium content 15% approx
  • Platinum content 2% approx
  • No nickel and very low base metals
  • Recommended for very high quality hand making and setting
  • Excellent 14ct white colour
  • Does not discolour or lose polish after heating
  • Sets well
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Has superb wearing characteristics


18ct Yellow 18YO

  • General purpose alloy
  • Internationally accepted colour
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has excellent wearing characteristics


18ct Rose 18AQR

  • General purpose alloy
  • Good match for most antique alloys
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has good wearing characteristics

18ct Red 18RDC

  • General purpose alloy
  • Is slightly darker in colour than above 18AQR
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Has good wearing characteristics


18ct White 18WP

  • General purpose alloy
  • Palladium content 12% approx
  • No Nickel
  • Recommended for quality hand making
  • Excellent 18ct white colour
  • Sets well
  • Scrap remelts very well, even repeatedly
  • Polishes well
  • Has good wearing characteristics

18ct White 18WMHC

  • General purpose alloy
  • Palladium content 11% approx
  • No Nickel
  • Recommended for quality hand making
  • Excellent 18ct white colour and Sets well
  • Scrap remelts very well, even repeatedly
  • Has good wearing characteristics
  • Harder wearing than 18WP

18ct White 18GPA

  • General purpose alloy
  • Palladium content 12% approx
  • Contains Nickel at 1% approx.
  • Recommended for quality hand making
  • Excellent 18ct white colour
  • Sets well
  • Scrap remelts very well, even repeatedly
  • Has good wearing characteristics
  • Harder wearing than 18WP


18ct White 18WH

  • Premium fabrication only alloy
  • Palladium content 18% approx
  • No nickel or other base metals
  • Platinum content 3% approx
  • Recommended for very high quality hand making and setting
  • Excellent 18ct white colour will not require rhodium plating
  • Will not discolour or lose polish after heating
  • Sets well
  • Scrap remelts well, but not as easy as 18WP
  • Polishes very well
  • Has superb wearing characteristics


22ct Yellow 22YO

  • General purpose alloy
  • Strong yellow colour
  • Scrap remelts well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well
  • Hard wearing alloy

95% Palladium PD95

  • General purpose alloy
  • Softer than 95% Platinum, however very similar in colour
  • Contains 1% nickel
  • Good alternative to Platinum in price
  • Comparable in price to 14ct alloys
  • Sets well
  • Polishes well
  • Solders well


95% Platinum/Copper PT95

  • General purpose alloy
  • Use with complete confidence for high quality hand makes
  • Made with the most pure components metal for reliability
  • Great for setting
  • Scrap remelts very well
  • Polishes very well
  • Has superb wearing characteristics


95% Platinum Platinum/Ruthenium PTR95

  • Premium fabrication only alloy
  • Suitable for very high quality hand making and setting
  • Scrap remelts very well
  • Polishes up very well and has superb wearing characteristics
Contact:

Sandy Lee

+64 9 634 2035 Ext 200
0800 500 654
sandylee@morrisandwatson.co.nz