Advances in powder systems for metal food and beverage cans
The foods and beverages packaged in metal cans would have a metallic flavor if the cans weren't coated inside.
In turn, some foods - hot sauce for example - would corrode the inside of the cans if they weren't adequately protected. Nontoxic powders can make perfect protective coatings for food and beverage cans. This article discusses the advancements that have been made over the past 2 decades in powder technology and application equipment in this market. The article discusses various types of coating applications used on three-piece cans, two-piece cans, and easy-open, pull-tab lids [a consumer favorite] .