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Tin Ingot

A currency used in Malacca in the 15th century. A tin ingot was made of tin and shaped like a hexahedron block, weighing around half a kilogram.
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A LORRY loaded with 11 tonnes of tin ingots was hijacked on its way from Liverpool to London.
The tin ingots were also of the 'oxhide' shape but smaller than the copper ingots.
The cargo recovered includes 259 copper ingots and 27 tin ingots.
Commercial divers Peter Devlin, Steve Russ and Malcolm Cubin were accused of straying onto a shipwreck, which locals believe was loaded with treasure, while salvaging tin ingots from another sunken boat nearby.
While supply of tin ingots to the EU should continue fairly smoothly due to the actions already taken by metal producers to pre-register, little is known of the plans of tin alloy or solder importers in the EU," comments Kay Nimmo, Manager of Environmental Affairs at ITRI and Secretariat to the REACH Tin Metal Consortium.
FORTY tin ingots, possibly smelted on Dartmoor, were found on the riverbed, which may been all that remained of a wooden Phoenician ship smashed to smithereens in a storm.
Pirates hijacked an Indonesian ship in the Malacca Strait and held its crew hostage for two days while forcing them to unload the cargo of tin ingots in a Malaysian port instead of its intended destination in Singapore, a maritime official said Tuesday.
Davies refused to give the men the information they needed to steal a fortune in tin ingots.
The chemical de-tinning process has long been used to create clean grades of steel scrap and high-purity secondary tin ingots from industrial tin-plated scrap.
For example, if the manufacturer wishes to produce bar solder of the alloy Sn60/Pb40, the capacity of the pot is filled with 60 percent tin ingots and 40 percent lead ingots.
The key raw material costs for Chemtura's butyl- and octyl tin products, including tin ingots, butene, aluminum and magnesium, continue to escalate substantially.