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November 2012

Tin: Solder On

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The Alchemist Issue 24 – Tin has a long history in our civilisation; it was used in the Bronze Age for its corrosion-resistant properties, and more recently for tin plating, tin cans and — especially — solder, which is its dominant application. The period between the early 1980s and early 2000s saw a decline in the price of tin, and subsequent…

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