Have you ever think that what metals are used for making cans? Nowadays it is very rare to see cans around as, everything is packed under plastic. Plastic rules the world, from food package to daily groceries everything is packed with a plastic cover, lid, or even the can is in plastic. But few years back, in our olden days, we might have seen all food items are packed in cans and tins. And those tins and cans are made up of some metals like steel, aluminium, and some other metals.
Generally, the cans are made up of three different types of metals, they are aluminium, electrolytic chromium coated steel (ECCS), and tin coated steel (tinplate). Usually, food cans are deep pressure sterilized with the accurate conditions depending on the type of food it has. Beverage item cans are sterilized or pasteurized in some type of sealed cans or filled under hygienic conditions. Generally, most of the food cans are made up of steel while the beverage cans are made up of aluminium. The cans can hold many different items such as food items, beverages, chemicals, oil, etc. the steel cans are usually made of tin coated steel or tinplate or of tin-free steel.
If you look out coffee cans, mostly it is made up of steel and tin cans, and tin cans also can hold soup, veggies, and any type of food item. Because of the magnetic nature of steel, it is widely used to make cans and tins. If we store coffee beans in cans, it may come for a long period, there are many metal cans that are filled with coffee powder and coffee beans which comes for selling in the market.
Equipment used for can production
There are many can making machinery are available in the market, and as well there are many can production companies that produce various kinds of cans, tinplate and different decorating equipment. Usually, the can production equipment can produce different kinds of cans which include food cans, beverage cans, oil cans, chemical cans, aerosol cans and even paint cans with a very effective and neat package. The companies also have a wide range of coil testing machines, different types of can testing equipment. There are many custom shaped cans are also can be done with the help of the can production equipment in the company.
The metal packaging equipment usually comprises of 2 pieces can production lines and 3 pieces can production lines which produces can tins in different metals as per the company need. There are many companies offering the best can type equipment supplying to various food industries with an affordable price range of very good quality as well. Since it is used for food packing, it should be more hygienic and should be well sterilized as well. There are different types of machines are involved in the production of different types of cans in different shapes and sizes based on the requirement from the food industry.