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1.1 This specification covers double-reduced electrolytic tin plate produced from low-carbon cold-reduced steel furnished in coils and cut sizes for use predominately in the manufacture of cans. It is furnished in commercially available tin coating weights [masses] and is normally supplied with a trimmed edge.
1.2 This specification is applicable to orders in either inch-pound units (as A 626) which is supplied in thicknesses from 0.0050 to 0.0118 in. or SI units [as A 626M] which is supplied in thicknesses from 0.127 to 0.300 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 brackets. 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.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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
UNSPSC Code 73181108(Tin plating service)