Secondary Tin Free Steel (ECCS)
Secondary Tin Free Steel is steel electrolytically coated with chrome. Because of this chrome layer Tin Free Steel is protected against corrosion. Tin Free Steel is also known under the name of Electrolytic Chromium Coated Steel (ECCS).
If you compare Tin Free Steel with Tinplate (ETP) materials, you can see differences.
Tin Free Steel is for example never used without any biological protection for food products. This protection is often given through lacquer. Coatings can be used perfectly on Tin Free Steel.
Secondary Tin Free Steel is used for the production of:
- Easy-Open ends
- Microwaveable cans
- Specialty packaging
- Twist-Off Caps
- Food can ends