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1.1 This specification covers single-reduced electrolytic tin plate produced from low-carbon cold-reduced steel furnished in coils and cut sizes for use in the manufacture of cans, closures, crowns, and other products. It is furnished in commercially available tin coatings, and is normally supplied with a trimmed edge.
1.2 This specification is applicable to orders in either inch-pound units (as A624) which is supplied in nominal thicknesses from 0.0061 in. to 0.0149 in. or SI units [as A624M] which is supplied in nominal thicknesses from 0.15 mm to 0.38 mm.
1.3 The values stated in either inch-pound or SI units are to be regarded as standard within the text, the SI units are shown in parentheses. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents. Therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with this specification.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A623 Specification for Tin Mill Products, General Requirements
A623M Specification for Tin Mill Products, General Requirements [Metric]
A630 Test Methods for Determination of Tin Coating Weights for Electrolytic Tin Plate
A754/A754M Test Method for Coating Weight (Mass) of Metallic Coatings on Steel by X-Ray Fluorescence
B339 Specification for Pig Tin
ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)