Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: 3TG and Their Uses

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Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: 3TG and Their Uses

Breaking down the basic terminology of conflict minerals compliance
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 1:45pm

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In this installment of "Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics," we are breaking down tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) and some of their everyday uses.

 

Tin Tantalum Tungsten Gold
Often used to coat other metals to prevent their corrosion and to create alloys.
Stores electricity and is used in alloys for its strength.
Commonly used in tools, cell phones, and high-temperature situations, also used in alloys for its strength.
Malleable, not highly corrosive, and highly conducive to electricity and heat.
  • Electronics
  • Batteries
  • Anodes
  • Wire and cable coating
  • Resistors
  • Dielectrics
  • Alloys
  • Bronze
  • Solder
  • Pewter
  • Containers
  • Packaging
  • Paint, oil, polish, cleaners
  • Gas tanks
  • Home and Auto
  • Roofing
  • Water purifiers
  • Etc
  • Electronics 
  • Portable electronics
  • High speed processing
  • Capacitors and resistors
  • Wire
  • LED lights
  • Camera Lenses
  • Fountain and ballpoint pen points
  • Lab Equeptment
  • Communications systems
  • Alloys
  • Galvanized, hardened, heavey duty, tempered or heat-treated steel
  • Etc
  • Lighting
  • Filaments
  • Halogen tungsten lamps
  • Fluresent light bulbs
  • Television tubes
  • Tools
  • Welding tools
  • Drills
  • High-speed cutting tools
  • Hardware
  • Wires
  • Electrodes
  • High temperature lubricants
  • Megnetrons for microwave ovens
  • Jewelry
  • Automatic Watches
  • Joints
  • Etc
  • Electronics
  • Connectors
  • Swich and relay contacts
  • Soldered joints
  • Connecting wires
  • Wire
  • Cell phones
  • Calculators
  • GPS devices
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Edge connectors
  • Glass
  • Ruby colored glass
  • Ect

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Keywords: 3TG | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Conflict Minerals | Gold | tantalum | tin | tungsten

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