White Metal Pewter

AMERICAN TIN & SOLDER CO. is a major producer of nonferrous alloys that include tin and tin-lead used in the jewelry and belt buckle industry and referred to as white metals.

AMERICAN TIN & SOLDER’S process produces tin and tin-lead alloys of the highest quality. The white metals made by AMERICAN TIN & SOLDER CO. are virtually dross-free with uniform melting characteristics for trouble-free casting.

Code Name % Tin % Antimony % Cadium % Copper % Bismuth % Silver % Lead Liquidus Solidus Casting Temp
ATS 98S 98 .25 1.5 .25
ATS 98 97.75 .25 2
ATS 96-2-2 96 2 2
ATS 92 92 7.5 .5 482 455 550-650
ATS 95 95 5
ATS 88 88 2 1.5 8.5 480 455 550-600
ATS 77 68 6 3 23
ATS 70 70 6 24 455 350 600-700
ATS 70C 70 6 3 21 415 350 600-700
ATS 36 36 3 61 470 358 650-700
ATS 36C 36 3 1.5 59 450 358 600-700
ATS 16 1.0 2 1.5 80.5 600-800
ATS LB 1.0 4.5 94.5
ATS 10AL 10 90 490 483 650-850
ATS 6AL 6 94 554 483 650-850
ATS 4AL 4 96 572 483 650-850
ATS 3AL 3 97 574 483 650-850

 

ATS 70, ATS 70CPreferred in jewelry that must have finely rendered detail yet be light in weight. Excellent for distinct clean-cut filigree work, figurines and statuettes.

Code Name Suggested Applications
ATS 98S, ATS 96-2-2, ATS 92, Characterized by its virtually lead-free composition, used for larger intricate castings, has the right qualities for delicate detailed, multi-level filigree pieces and jewelry requiring settings for stones. A resilient, easy care metal for domestic house wares and large decorative pieces.
ATS 88 Preferred for intricate castings that have delicate detailed filigree work.
ATS 36, ATS 36C These alloys are suited for very inexpensive jewelry which must have attractive filigree and evenly textured surfaces.
ATS 16 Popular for jewelry of full-bodied design which may be tailored or semi-tailored but has no filigree design.
ATS LB Durable alloy used for flatware parts and decorative items such as belt buckles.
ATS 10AL, ATS 6AL, ATS 4AL, ATS 3AL Inexpensive alloys used for key chain items and novelties. Widely used in the fishing tackle industry for jigs and sinkers. The antimony content can be varied to yield different casting properties and hardness.

 

Code Name % Zinc % Copper % Aluminum
ATS Zamac 85-95 2-5 2-5