ELECTROSTATIC POWDER

ELECTROSTATIC POWDER

INTRODUCTION. ELECTROSTATIC POWDER. With the appearance of electric welding as a new technology to weld the lateral seam of the bodies of the containers “three pieces”, it became evident the convenience of protecting this welding from the attacks both by...
CEMENTS FOR SIDE SEAMS

CEMENTS FOR SIDE SEAMS

BACKGROUND Before appearing on the market the electrically welded seam in the bodies of the containers, the normal system to realize the same, was based on performing a snap or engargolado of both lateral ends of the body, and then apply a tin-lead alloy . This method...
COPPER WIRE

COPPER WIRE

The copper used in the welding of containers must have special characteristics, both dimensional and physical and chemical. They are defined in this work, as well as how it is used.   INTRODUCTION TO COPPER WIRE  With the introduction of electric welding, as the ideal...
SEALANT COMPOUNDS

SEALANT COMPOUNDS

Those products that are designated under the generic term “compounds” indicate that the substances that form part of their formulation are barias, mostly organic chemical compounds, more specifically what organic chemistry defines as “carbon...
SOME CONSIDERATIONS ON VARNISHES

SOME CONSIDERATIONS ON VARNISHES

We focus on this work in some of the aspects that imply the use of varnishes as interior protection of metal containers, such as: –         Basic type of varnish to be used depending on the characteristics of the product to be...
VARNISHES.- (2nd part)

VARNISHES.- (2nd part)

  If you want to read “VARNISHES” . – 1st part” click here PART 2:    VARNISH CHARACTERISTICS   The data reflected in this table should be taken in general terms since each varnish has specific characteristics               Kind Drying...
VARNISHES.- (2nd part)

VARNISHES .- (1st part)

  INTRODUCTION  TO VARNISHES A very high proportion of the metallic containers that are consumed today, whatever their use – food, beverages, industry, aerosols, etc. – they are provided with an internal protective coating and also external. The latter can...
PRACTICES TO USE IN THE  USE OF TFS

PRACTICES TO USE IN THE USE OF TFS

INTRODUCTION The TFS is a material normally used in the manufacture of caps, bottoms and sausage containers. Due to its nature it is a more delicate product than tinplate, so a series of precautions must be taken regarding production facilities. We will try to specify...
LOW COATED STEELS TIN

LOW COATED STEELS TIN

SUMMARY Description, types, characteristics and qualities of LTS materials INTRODUCTION Tin is the most expensive raw material among those used for the manufacture of tin. Therefore, since the introduction of electrolytic tinning, the interest in reducing the...
BULK PACKAGING TIN

BULK PACKAGING TIN

SUMMARY Depending on the type of cut of the sheet and the transport system used, it is required to prepare the packaging of tin bundles or other material with the appropriate materials. The different ways of making this packaging and the necessary elements to carry...
RATE OF MATERIALS LAMINATES

RATE OF MATERIALS LAMINATES

SUMMARY The different concepts that appear in a price list of laminated materials supplied by the steel industry are analyzed, indicating the reasons for surcharge or decrease in the price of the product. INTRODUCTION The steel mills that manufacture coated cold...
DISTINCTIVE ELEMENTS OF THE METALS

DISTINCTIVE ELEMENTS OF THE METALS

We refer in this work to the metals that can be used as raw material for the manufacture of packaging: tinplate, TFS, aluminum … DEFINITION It is called “distinctive elements of metals” each of the parameters of the same in which their...
PROPERTIES OF BASE STEEL

PROPERTIES OF BASE STEEL

SUMMARY Brief review of the characteristics of the base steel of tinplate, its definition, measurement and influences. INTRODUCTION As is well known, tinplate is a material formed by a sheet of steel coated with tin on both sides. This steel is of a uniform thickness,...
T F S

T F S

The name of TFS comes from the English words “TIN FREE STEEL”, which can be translated as “tin-free steel”. It is also referred to as “chrome plate”. It had its origin several decades ago as a response of the steel mills to the risk...
DOUBLE REDUCED TIN

DOUBLE REDUCED TIN

SUMMARY Description of the manufacturing process and characteristics of this type of tinplate. Thin tinplate with high temper that reduces costs. DEFINITION Tinplate – or reduced TFS – double, supplied in coils or packets of sheets, is a product obtained...
TINPLATE: ALL THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

TINPLATE: ALL THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

MANUFACTURING AND FEATURES OF TINPLATE The different stages of the process of tinplate manufacturing will be detailed thoughout this paper: from the base steel production and its different varieties to the several consecutive sequences of tinning.   TABLE OF...
BASIC NOTIONS ON TINPLATE

BASIC NOTIONS ON TINPLATE

SUMMARY Brief description of the different phases of tinplate manufacture, its structure and its properties. INTRODUCTION With this work we intend to give some very general notions about tinplate. Being the basic raw material in the metal sector, it is necessary to...

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