tin cap

tin cap

A small flat metal washer used under roofing nails.
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That core is then placed into a 95/5 copper-zinc jacket, topped with a tin cap, and formed into a finished bullet by another die.
When I was a teenager, I met a retired teacher at the Presbyterian church which we attended in Ottawa who told me she'd also attended the same school in Tincap, and she said the village had been named Tincap because the school had a tin cap roof.
We had neighbors who bought bottles and a bottle-capping tool that attached tin caps to the lips of bottles.
However, despite the different approach regarding the fate of the sculptures and the insufficient funding, he feels content with the job that has been done--nearly twenty sculptures were restored and tin caps for protection against moisture were placed on the heads of the rest.
Belnome and Fetter are both excited to join the Tin Caps, who won the Midwest League Eastern Division title in the first half and lead the second half at 42-18.
In the past, tin caps were very expensive, up to $140 per thousand, but recently prices have been coming down.