Tin is a chemical element with the symbol Sn and atomic number 50. It is a silvery-white crystalline metal. It is very soft to cut. It is malleable as well as ductile i.e. it can be easily converted into thin sheets and wires. Tin is widely used for plating steel cans , metals and solder.
Uses and Applications
Industries that use Tin sheets
Industries like aerospace, electronics, telecommunication etc. uses tin. Tin is widely preferred by industries of its :
> Corrosion resistance
> Cost effectiveness
> Availability in several colors
> Ease of cutting into objects and shapes
Residential and Commercial Interior Decor
Tin is used in home decor due to its aesthetic value, durability and resistance to corrosion. It is used to create custom walls and ceilings with several colors. Due to its water resistance , easy cleaning properties it is also used in kitchen as a stamped panel or flat panel backsplash.
Tin is widely used in making trinkets and pendants. This is majorly because tin sheets can be cut into variety of shapes, then stamped with intricate designing. These trinkets and pendants can be added to necklace with custom designs.