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What tin is use for today

Tin has many uses. It takes a high polish and is used to coat other metals to prevent corrosion, such as in tin cans, which are made of Tin coated steel. Alloys of Tin are important, such as soft solder, pewter, bronze and phosphor bronze.


The historical name for Tin is stannum Which is a Latin word.

A Slang term for tin could be money.


-The color of Tin Is silver.

-The Atomic mass of Tin is 118.71 u

-The Atomic number for Tin is 50

-Tin is a metal

-There are 50 Protons

-There are 69 Neutrons

-Tins Symbol is Sn

-Tin is found in Malaysia,Bolivia,Indonesia,Thailand,Nigeria

When tin was discovered

No one knows

Who discovered tin

No one knows

Is Tin dangerous

Tin can be dangerous when you get seafood, be mindful of its origin as tin has been found in seafood caught off certain coastal waters. Household products like toothpaste and soap may have tin compounds added. Manufacturing and industrial facilities are often guilty of releasing toxic metals like tin into the environment. This not only affects workers, but people who live in the vicinity too. High concentrations of tin are usually found in air and soil samples in and around areas where hazardous waste is present, This can present groundwater contamination


Tin is used in the Pilkington process to produce window glass. In the Pilkington process, molten glass is poured onto a pool of molten tin. The glass floats on the surface of the tin and cools, forming solid glass with flat, parallel surfaces. Most of the window glass produced today is made this way.

Tin Uses

Two allot ropes of tin occur near room temperature. The first form of tin is called gray tin and is stable at temperatures below 13.2°C (55.76°F). There are few, if any, uses for gray tin. At temperatures above 13.2°C, gray tin slowly turns into tin's second form, white tin. White tin is the normal form of the metal and has many uses. Unfortunately, white tin will turn into gray tin if its temperature falls below 13.2°C. This change can be prevented if small amounts of antimony or bismuth are added to white tin.


The addition of tin to bronze alloys improves their properties compared with pure copper: for example, bronze is harder and more easily cast than copper.Tin can be rolled into thin foil sheets (tinfoil). Present day ‘tinfoil’ to cover or wrap food is usually made from aluminum.