Does Tin Rust?

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Tin does not rust. Instead, it forms an oxide layer that prevents it from corroding. However, the steel underneath the tin an rust.
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As tin is not reactive with water or oxygen rusting cannot occur as these two substances are needed for rusting to occur.
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1. Scrub the tin with a steel wool pad or sandpaper. This roughens the surface of the tin and also removes any rust-proof coating. This step distresses the tin. 2. Pour 2 ounces of
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It always happens. Always. Metal rusts, and we always want to know how it happens, and most people want to know how to stop it from happening. You can find more information here:
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