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Which metal is generally used for coating of brass utensils to prevent copper contamination?

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Which metal is generally used for coating of brass utensils to prevent copper contamination?
posted Aug 6, 2018 by anonymous

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Tin(Sn) coating
Brass is made of Copper and Zinc(60-80% copper + 20-40% Zinc)
When a brass utensil used for cooking purpose ... The copper present in the utensil reacts with organic acid present in the foodstuff. To avoid this Tin coating is used.

answer Aug 11, 2018 by Aks
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