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COMPOUND LINING [1 record]

Record 1 2006-08-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Packaging in Metal
CONT

How [can] ends are made ... A special type of sealant called compound is applied to the inside curl of the shell. This ensures a perfect curl when the end is seamed on to the can. This process is called lining and is done at very high speed on a compound lining machine.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Emballages en métal
DEF

Opération qui consiste à appliquer un joint sur les couvercles (ou fonds) des boîtes métalliques (canettes ou boîtes de conserve) avant de les fixer aux corps des boîtes par sertissage.

OBS

joint : Mélange principalement composé d'élastomères qu'on applique sur les couvercles des boîtes métalliques pour assurer l'étanchéité des sertis.

Spanish

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