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  ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Tin
Tin metal, and inorganic and organic tin compounds can be found in the air, water, and soil near places where they are naturally present in the rocks, or where they are mined, manufactured, or used.
Tin is released into the environment by both natural processes and human activities, such as mining, coal and oil combustion, and the production and use of tin compounds.
Inorganic tin binds to soil and to sediments in water.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /tfacts55.html   (1442 words)

  
  Tin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tin is also used in solders for joining pipes or electric circuits, in bearing alloys, in glass-making, and in a wide range of tin chemical applications.
Tin (anglo-Saxon, tin, Latin stannum) is one of the earliest metals known and was used as a component of bronze from antiquity.
Tin is produced by reducing the ore with coal in a reverberatory furnace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tin   (1340 words)

  
 Tin whistle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since the size and direction of the tin whistle's windway, like that of the recorder and other fipple flutes, is fixed it is necessary to increase the speed of the air stream by overblowing.
Kwela was mostly superseded in South Africa by the mbaqanga genre in the late fifties, and with it the saxophone largely supplanted the tin whistle as the lead instrument for music from the townships.
It is not unusual to hear the tin whistle used in bluegrass, praise music, and film soundtracks, and published scores suitable for tin whistle performance are available in all of these genres.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tin_whistle   (3230 words)

  
 Tin - MSN Encarta
Tin has been found in the tombs of ancient Egyptians and was exported to Europe in large quantities from Cornwall, England, during the Roman period.
Because of the mottled appearance of tin objects undergoing this decomposition, the action is commonly referred to as tin disease or tin pest.
The principal ore of tin is the mineral cassiterite (or tinstone), SnO
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761563439   (663 words)

  
 Tin
Tin concentration in the thymus glands of rats and mice and its relation to the involution of the gland.
In a surprise, an axially oriented tin failed to transmetalate, suggesting that a synclinal relationship between the nitrogen lone pair and the carbon-tin bond is a requirement for transmetalation.
A comprehensive study of the scientific literature regarding tin content in normal and pathogenic human tissue has disclosed that various organotin materials retard both the onset and growth of cancer in laboratory animals, and decreased tissue tin in humans may be associated with tumour development.
www.ithyroid.com /tin.htm   (3377 words)

  
 Tin (Sn) - Chemical properties, Health and Environmental effects
Tin alloys are employed in many ways: as solder for joining pipes or electric circuits, pewter, bell metal, babbit metal and dental amalgams.
Tin oxide is insoluble and the ore strongly resists weathering, so the amount of tin in soils and natural waters is low.
Tins as single atoms or molecules are not very toxic to any kind of organism, the toxic form is the organic form.
www.lenntech.com /Periodic-chart-elements/Sn-en.htm   (671 words)

  
 It's Elemental - The Element Tin
Tin is used in the Pilkington process to produce window glass.
Bronze is an alloy of tin and copper.
Tin and lead are alloyed to make pewter and solder.
education.jlab.org /itselemental/ele050.html   (360 words)

  
 Tin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Tin is obtained by reducing the ore with coal in a reverberatory furnace.
Tin takes a high polish and is used to coat other metals to prevent corrosion or other chemical action.
Tin resists distilled sea and soft tap water, but is attacked by strong acids, alkalis, and acid salts.
www.scescape.net /~woods/elements/tin.html   (483 words)

  
 USGS Minerals Information: Tin
Tin is one of the earliest metals known and used.
Tin is a relatively scarce element with an abundance in the earth's crust of about 2 parts per million (ppm), compared with 94 ppm for zinc, 63 ppm for copper, and 12 ppm for lead.
Tin is used in coatings for steel containers, in solders for joining pipes or electrical/electronic circuits, in bearing alloys, in glass-making, and in a wide range of tin chemical applications.
minerals.usgs.gov /minerals/pubs/commodity/tin   (263 words)

  
 Tin
Tin is a metallic element with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
Regarding potential drug applications of tin, an organotin compound, tin protoporphyrin or Sn-P, a potent inhibitor of heme oxygenase and bilirubin formation, is being studied as a treatment for controlling severe hyperbilirubinemia in full-term breast-fed newborns with high bilirubin levels after birth.
Tin may be found in colloidal or liquid mineral preparations.
www.pdrhealth.com /drug_info/nmdrugprofiles/nutsupdrugs/tin_0252.shtml   (412 words)

  
 tin
Block tin is used to coat copper cooking utensils and lead sheet, or to line lead pipe for distilled water, beer, carbonated beverages, and some chemicals.
Tin, stannous chloride, or stannic chloride can affect the body if they are inhaled or if they come in contact with eyes or skin.
Tin is concentrated in the nickel-iron core of the earth and appears in the highest concn in igneous rocks.
www.speclab.com /elements/tin.htm   (995 words)

  
 Tin
Tin is soluble in dilute mineral acids, and in hot potassium hydroxide, but is not attacked by food acids and alkalies.
The interruption of tin supplies early in World War II led to panicked construction of a tin smelter at Texas City, Texas, the Longhorn Smelter, to use low-grade ore from Bolivia that was less subject to interception.
Tin plate is used in many ways, such as roofing and as the "tin" or telltale in a squash court.
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/phys/tin.htm   (5152 words)

  
 BBC - Nation on Film - Tin Mining - Index
Tin miners talk about their hopes and fears for the future of the mining industry.
Geevor tin mine's 'grisly men' working at the hoisting station as rock is transported back to the surface ready to be processed into tin.
Tin is brought up to the surface from a Cornish tin mine.
www.bbc.co.uk /nationonfilm/topics/tin-mining   (2063 words)

  
 tin properties alloys smelting
One of the most important properties of tin is the ease with which it alloys or mixes with the majority of other metals, it is this quality together with the low melting point which makes it an essential ingredient of most solders.
Pewter is a tin alloy which has had many compositions through the ages the only common ingredient being a high tin content, pewter exploits the beauty and ease of working of tin with additions of other metals being made mostly to strengthen it.
Tin melts at around 232°C and lead at about 327°C in the combination 62Sn 38Pb the resulting alloy melts at 183°C. This composition is known as the eutectic.
www.carnmetl.demon.co.uk /tin.htm   (719 words)

  
 50 Tin
Tin is one of the oldest metals known by man. There are domestic utensils and arms made of brass (copper with about 15% of tin), dating from 3500 BC.
The Tin of the Bible (Κασσιτερος [kassiteros] in the Greek version) corresponds to the Hebrew בדיל [bdil], which is really a Copper alloy known as early as 1600 BC in Egypt.
Tin ingot, Carvedras melting house, Truro, Cornwall, 1885 (recovered from a shipwreck in the Celtic Sea).
www.vanderkrogt.net /elements/elem/sn.html   (1142 words)

  
 50 Tin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Tin is the perfect metal for casting (tin soldiers for example).
They demonstrate the fact that if tin is kept fairly cold (less than 13C or so) for a period of months or years, it will slowly convert into the "gray tin" allotrope, which is brittle and crumbles.
Tin is more expensive than lead, but unless you're planning to cast a heck of a lot of soldiers, it's not that expensive.
www.theodoregray.com /PeriodicTable/Elements/050   (2346 words)

  
 Tin Ceilings and Accessories
All tin ceiling panel types averaging $3 per square foot.
Tin Ceilings stir memories of gentler days when elegance and beauty reigned.
American Tin Ceiling and SnapLock™ are registered trademarks of The American Tin Ceiling Co. 1825 60th Place East, Bradenton, FL 34203 Toll free : 888-231-7500.
www.americantinceilings.com   (315 words)

  
 Tin Technology - Laboratory testing and membership services
Tin Technology has extensive state of the art laboratory facilities and carries out a range of testing and troubleshooting services in areas such as electronics, fire testing, steel packaging and surface coating technology.
Tin Technology and Metal Events are pleased to announce that the 2008 International Tin Conference will be take place in Hong Kong at the InterContinental Hotel on 15 - 18th April 2008.
The Tin Conference is held biennially and brings together the world's tin industry to discuss current and future trends.
www.tintechnology.com   (358 words)

  
 tin.org - TIN newsreader development headquarters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
tin is a threaded NNTP and spool based UseNet newsreader for a variety of platforms.
Announcement: TIN 1.8.3 (stable) was released on February 1st, 2007
Announcement: TIN 1.9.2 (unstable) was released on February 1st, 2007
www.tin.org   (87 words)

  
 Chemistry : Periodic Table : tin : key information
tin is available in many forms including bars, foil, granules, powder, nanosized activated powder, shot, wire, sticks, ingots, and "mossy tin".
Small and large samples of tin foil, sheet, wire, and ingot can be purchased from Advent Research Materials via their web catalogue.
Tin is used as one component in bell metals.
www.webelements.com /webelements/elements/text/Sn/key.html   (347 words)

  
 Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN)
A Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is an identification number used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the administration of tax laws.
A TIN must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax related documents.
When claiming treaty benefits - There was a change in the IRC section 1441 regulations in 2001 which mandates the use of a TIN in order to claim tax treaty benefits.
www.irs.gov /businesses/small/international/article/0,,id=96696,00.html   (1239 words)

  
 Rin Tin Tin-Home
A typical 10-generation pedigree of an Authentic Rin Tin Tin puppy features Rin Tin Tin VIII, Rin Tin Tin VII, Rin Tin Tin VI, Rin Tin Tin V, Rin Tin Tin IV and Rin Tin Tin II, all of whom are line descendants of the Original Rin Tin Tin.
Rin Tin Tin X at 8 weeks having fun learing to climb a ladder and go down a children's slide.
Rin Tin Tin are the Registered Trademarks of Miss Daphne Hereford and Rin Tin Tin incorporated.
www.rintintin.com   (328 words)

  
 Tin Cup (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy: Well, I tend to think of the golf swing as a poem.
Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy: The critical opening phrase of this poem will always be the grip.
What fascinates me about TIN CUP is the delirious story and the colorful characters.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0117918   (707 words)

  
 Single File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Tin Tin, not to be confused with the Belgian cartoon character, comprised two guys from Australia named Steve.
But nothing further clicked, and Steve and Steve eventually went their separate ways, Kipner going on to small success as a performer and larger success as a songwriter — he wrote "Hard Habit to Break", a huge hit from Chicago's "We're Peter Cetera's Band" period, and cowrote Olivia Newton-John's bouncy-beyond-belief "Physical".
The 1982 dance number (and its 1985 remake) credited to "Tin Tin" was recorded by Stephen (not "Steve") Duffy, an early Duran Duranian.
www.dustbury.com /music/tintin.html   (189 words)

  
 Tin Can Tourists - Vintage Trailer RV Motorhome Coach Club
Tin Can Tourists - Vintage Trailer RV Motorhome Coach Club
The Tin Can Tourists is an organization committed to the celebration of classic trailers and motor coaches through annual gatherings of owners and friends!
See who has been inducted into the Tin Can Tourist's Hall of Fame
www.tincantourists.com   (222 words)

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