Category: “Science”

My efforts to understand the physics and chemistry of vintage copper and tin

A closer look | June 26, 2019

Tin is safe

Scientific research affirms that the tin lining of a copper pot is non-toxic.

VFC Labs | April 13, 2019

Funny colors

I turned this pot purple.

A closer look | April 4, 2019

The zig-zags

If you see an odd zig-zag pattern on the surface of one of your pans, take a good look — you’re getting a glimpse into your tin’s molecular structure.