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Record 1 1997-10-31


Subject field(s)
  • Food Preservation and Canning

In 1900, the "sanitary" can was developed in Europe for food. Its ends were attached using what is called a double seam where, in effect, the edges of the can walls (or body) and end are folded together, then folded again to form a strong seal. The double seam permitted greatly increased manufacturing speeds and removed the soot of soldering from can making and packaging plants.


The usual type of hermetically sealed can.


  • Conservation des aliments et conserverie

Boîte à conserves à fond et couvercle sertis.

Key term(s)
  • boîte sertie sertie


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