Rigid metal packaging
B. Page, Packaging Consultant, UK
This chapter discusses rigid metal packaging. After an introduction on the history of metal packaging and its main markets, it reviews raw materials and the safety and quality issues associated with them, the manufacture of rigid metal containers, closures, cost issues, container specifications and decorating processes. It concludes by looking at environmental issues affecting rigid metal containers.
draw and wall iron (DWI)
draw and redraw (DRD)
8.1 Introduction to metal packaging
8.1.1 Brief history of metal packaging
Tinplate is one of the oldest packaging materials ...