60. Tin and Tinplate

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. T. P. Murphy

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch60

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Murphy, T. P. (2011) Tin and Tinplate, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch60

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. Campion Hall, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864

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Keywords:

  • tin and tinplate, and tin coated by electrodeposition - from acid, halogen or alkaline baths, tinplate finding main application in containers for packaging;
  • formation of film of moisture - atmospheric corrosion of tinplate, cathode for steel in accordance with its noble position in electromotive series;
  • tin–iron alloy in tinplate, interesting material - consequences, being product contamination and package integrity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tin

  • Tinplate

  • Consequences of corrosion

  • References