Tin Single Crystal 50Sn118.69

Known to ancient civilizations

[Anglo-saxon: tin = stone; Latin: stannum] French: etain
German: zinn
Italian: stagno
Spanish: estaño

Description: Tin is a soft, pliable, silvery-white metal that is unreactive to oxygen (protected by an oxygen film on the surface) and water. It dissolves in acids and bases. Tin is used in solder, alloys, tin plate, polymer additives and some anti-fouling paints.


Metal single crystal properties
State:single crystal
Crystal structure:tetragonal
Production method:Bridgman
Standard size:diameter 9-10mm
thickness 1-2mm
Orientation:(100), (110) and (111)
Orientation accuracy:<2°, <1°, <0.5° or <0.1°
Polishing:as cut, one or two sides polished
Roughness of surface:<0.03µm
Typical analysis (ppm):C 6
H < 1
O < 5
N < 5
Bi 0.5
Cl 0.4
Co < 1
Fe 0.25
Mg 0.15
Ni < 0.3
P 1
Pb 1.5
S 0.6
Si 0.3
Ta < 1
Ti 0.15
W 0.2
Sn balance