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tinplate

[′tin‚plāt]
(metallurgy)
Thin sheet iron or steel coated with tin.

tinplate

Thin iron or steel sheets which have been plated with tin as a protection against oxidation.
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The Felindre Tinplate Works were an important part of the making of Swansea as an industrial powerhouse in the past and we now have an opportunity to make the site a vital part of our industrial future.
It was only a short step to the idea of printing directly on to tinplate, achieved when Benjamin George patented a method of transfer printing.
The batteryoperated red lithographed tinplate toy has an on/off switch on his chest, green translucent plastic eyes and mouth panel and amber translucent plastic convex ear panels.
Tinplate containers are widely used for packaging of edible oil.
10 Kidwelly Industrial Museum is situated just a mile from the historic castle town of Kidwelly, and just five miles from Llanelli, which, at the end of the 19th century was the tinplate manufacturing centre of the world, giving the town the nickname of Tinopolis.
There development of Stradey Park has been opposed by many residents since the club first announced the move to the new out-of-town stadium at Pemberton, opposite the tinplate works at Trostre.
TINPLATE toys of the early 20th Century are hard to find in pristine condition and the rarer models always attract international attention when they come up for sale.
One of Multifry's competitors uses a distinctive decorated tinplate drum, and the brand has a reputation for high quality.
Tinplate occupies first position as to the volume of its production.
Phil Watson, principal curator collections manager, takes a closer look at a tin plate motorcycle toy LB210807mus-1; Phil Watson gets a closer look at a tinplate model of Bluebird LB210807mus-3; A working model of a London Midland & Scottish railway steam engine LB210807mus-23; One of the aisles where thousands of exhibits are stored LB210807mus-19; A stuffed badger peers out of his cage LB210807mus-5; Headlamp and badge detail of an Austin Atlantic LB210807mus-14; A 1950s carousel horse LB210807mus-8; Reynard takes a well-earned rest LB210807mus-1
I examined the case that has been heralded as possibly the best example of infant industry protection: the tinplate industry, which produces thin sheets of iron or steel that have been coated with tin.