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Old 10-18-2003, 10:10 AM
Williamiller9004
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Do cars have significant critical components made of gold? I seem to recall the
starter has contacts of gold..
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Old 10-18-2003, 11:20 AM
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Williamiller9004 wrote:

AFAIK most ICs have gold wires between the (aluminized) silicon
die and the pins. The gold is used because it can be cold welded
just by pressing it onto the surface.

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Old 10-18-2003, 07:11 PM
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Bernhard Kuemel wrote:


They are thermosonically bonded, not cold welded.



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Old 10-18-2003, 07:13 PM
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Williamiller9004 wrote:


Platinum is used in the catalytic converter, along with
one of the other platinum-group elements (palladium?).



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