Introduction to Tinplate Production

The course provides an introduction to the technical aspects of the processing methods used to produce tinplate

Online
Available

£100pp for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses or employees outside Wales

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Online

£100 for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses outside of Wales

Register Now

Course Benefits
After completing the module the participant should be able to demonstrate an understanding of each stage of the tin plating production process. The participant should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the technical influences each process has and also be able to describe the changes to physical properties. Finally the participant should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the end uses of tinplate and the production steps to get there.
Course programme
  • Overview of the steelmaking route
  • Basic metallurgy and chemistry
  • Pickling
  • Cold rolling
  • Annealing
  • Temper rolling
  • Introduction to electroplating
  • Tinplate and ECS production
  • Polymer coated steel
  • Testing for the assessment of tinplate
  • End market operations

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Duration
This is an on line course so can be accessed anytime at your convenience. There is approx. 21-30 hours of course content to complete, depending on your knowledge of subject. There is a tutor who is assigned to the course who will answer any queries and hold tutorials if necessary, he is very approachable and where possible will find a convenient time that works for both of you
Assessment
At the end of each section of the course there are a set of questions, they are to test your understanding and to contribute towards your final mark. At the end of the course you will be asked to submit a written assignment which will make up your final mark.
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