The largest application by far for tinplate is in packaging (Food cans, Beverage cans, Aerosol cans, closures) and this is thought to account for about 90% of total tinplate production.
Existing non-packaging applications cover a diverse range of uses (electrical, automotive, household and construction) although none of these individual uses represents a large tonnage outlet.
This Group has been set up as a forum to discuss pot ...
The Military & Aerospace Electronics Group is a specialist sub group of the core experts of the ITRI Solders network and actively participate in its work to identify and tackle key technological and legislative issues in present and future markets for solders in this arena.
Group members contribute their expertise into the community, sharing data and networking with other members.
A group for individuals and companies interested in tin chemicals used as fire retardants and smoke suppressants. ITRI will collate and upload data relevant to the topic to share with members. At the same time, we hope it will be interesting for members to get to know one another to exchange data and news in the field.
This group is led by Dr Paul Cusack.
ITRI is currently investigating alternative detinning technologies for tinplate.
This group is or those interested in sharing knowledge and experiences, as well as keeping up to date with developments at ITRI and elsewhere on this topic.
The Tinplate Group is a global membership network managed by ITRI, the world's foremost authority on tin. The membership represents all segments of the industry supply chain, including tinplate producers, electrolyte suppliers, canmakers, lacquer suppliers and can fillers. This combined expertise and global perspective provides a powerful forum for tackling key technical, environmental and legislative challenges facing the tinplate packaging i ...