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Cobalt Chrome

About Cobalt Chrome

Basic Facts
Cobalt Chrome are made from a unique alloy blend that consists of cobalt and other substances to offer a bright white alternative metal. The appearance of cobalt chrome is very similar to platinum but its luster and shiny polish outlook can last forever. It will never need plating. Cobalt is very commonly used in dentistry and artificial joints because of its lighter weight and resistance to corrosion. In other words, this metal is totally hypoallergenic.

Our Cobalt Chrome Ring Composition
The specific type of cobalt alloy used to create cobalt rings is call cobalt chrome (CoCr). The chemical composition of our CoCr is as follows:

Carbon: 0.5-3.3%
Chromium: 28-33%
Iron: 2.5-3.3%
Manganese: ~1.3% 
Molybdenum: ~1.3%
Silicone: ~2%
Cobalt: Rest of the Balance

Physical properties
Cobalt is very hard, very ductile and moderately malleable. It is also one of the only three naturally magnetic metal found on Earth, among iron and nickel. The melting point of cobalt metal is 1,493°C (2,719°F), and the boiling point is about 3,100°C (5,600°F).

The characteristics Cobalt Chrome Ring
Cobalt Chrome ring has a highly scratch resistant surface but with the luster polish appearance exactly like a platinum ring. It is 4 times harder than platinum, 5 times harder than gold and 7 times harder than silver. It will not break, shatter or chip thus providing extreme durability and wear. The luster and finish will not fade or tarnish. Cobalt can be polished that you are like wearing a platinum ring that never lose its shape, color and shiny luster.

Cobalt Chrome wedding rings featured the unique properties and characteristics of being a permanent bright white color luster. Cobalt Chrome wedding rings are much whiter than tungsten and titanium wedding bands and are indeed as white as platinum in appearance. Its bright white luster is its original solid color after finishing and thus, the ring will stay white and bright forever. 

Cobalt Chrome wedding ring are less scratch-resistant than tungsten wedding bands, but more scratch-resistant than titanium wedding bands and precious metal wedding bands. We can provide re-sizing service to the Cobalt Chrome wedding that we are selling.

The weight of Cobalt Chrome wedding bands falls right between tungsten and titanium wedding bands. Cobalt Chrome is heavier than titanium but slightly lighter than tungsten. Cobalt Chrome wedding bands have a pleasing weight and feel that is very similar to gold wedding bands. As a result, they are extremely comfortable to wear.

When considering the best values and properties of alternative fashion metal wedding rings, the attributes of cobalt chrome should be your best choice. 

The Values of Cobalt Chrome Ring

Everlasting Durability - Cobalt Chrome wedding rings are incredibly hard and provide an uncompromising strength. Because of its tremendous strength, Cobalt Chrome wedding bands are shatterproof and will not crack.

Totally Scratch-Resistant - Its hardness has proven it to be more scratch-resistant than precious metal wedding bands.

Hypoallergenic - Cobalt Chrome wedding bands don’t contain harmful alloys such as nickel that cause allergic reactions. It is purely natural and can be tolerated by the human body; Cobalt Chrome has been highly accepted and used within medical practices for years.

Permanent Shiny Luster - Cobalt Chrome wedding bands feature a natural and long-lasting high luster that never fades or discolors over time.

Affordability - It has the appearance, look and feel of a platinum ring and even more that it has a lasting luster; it is only a fraction of price as compared to other precious metal ring.