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Tin & Steel


  • Tin is not toxic and does not corrode very rapidly making it ideal as protection for steel in food and drinks cans.
  • easy to mix as an alloy with other metals i.e. steel 


  • steel is lightweight 
  • easily moulded
  • used to make a range of food cans and most aerosol cans
  • can be easily recycled
  • ferrous metal so contains iron and is magnetic
  • 51% of all steel is recycled
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