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Tin-Free Steel

Product and applications

The grades presented in the manual of specifications represent our main product line. A minimum volume is required to manufacture certain grades and/or are subject to other restrictions.

Also known as chromed steel, tin-free steel (TFS) is obtained by coating the metal base (low-carbon steel) with an ultra-thin layer of metallic chrome and then with a chromium oxide layer.

The product complies with ASTM A-657 Specification and is manufactured with low current density (TFS-III) and is supplied only in coils of up to 12 metric tons.


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