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The Advantages of Tin

Tin has many uses. You may be familiar with some of its most common alloys: pewter and bronze, but did you know tin has many more uses?

One of tin’s foremost applications is as a corrosion resistant plating. What we call “tin cans” are in fact steel cans coated in tin, and the same principle applies to tin plated perforated sheets and panels.

Tin is ductile and malleable and is soft enough to be worked cold. It has a relatively low melting point, meaning it works great as coating or plating with other metals.

Additionally, tin polishes very well. Ever notice how shiny the inside of a can is? Tin plate is a great choice for applications where corrosion resistance and aesthetics are concerned.

Clark Perforating Offers Custom Perforated Tin

Clark Perforating manufactures several types of perforated tin plate. Thickness up to 16-gauge, width up to 36” wide. Types of tin plate offered include 20#, 25#, 50#, T4 Brite, and 7C Brite. Additionally, all forms of perforation are possible, including round, square, hexagonal, oblong, and custom.

Clark Perforating: Offering precision perforated sheets and panel in Milan, MI since 1954. Have questions? Contact us today or request a quote!