Tinplating process seen in stages in new BHP plant in Port Kembla, Australia.
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Australian newsreel item. Title reads: "Port Kembla. New £7,700,000 Tinplate Plant in Production"
Port Kembla, Australia
LS View looking across BHP Steel works industrial plant at Port Kembla to the new tinplate works. Various shots inside the electrolyte tinplate factory. MS Furnaces. High shot, the tinplate presses. MS Roll of steel playing out. MS Man at controls. CU Steel strip being "pickled" in sulphuric acid then going through a three-deck plating structure. High shot, tin strip being coated and is then run through an electrolyte reclaiming tank. MS Tin strip being rolled into huge coils for can makers. CU Looking at man through centre of tin coil. LS and CU Women quality checking tin plates on factory floor.
Note: Date on original record: 17/04/1962. Australian commentary. Alternative spellings: Port Kemble / Port Kembla.