Patent Number: 6,253,597

Title: Body-necking a wall-ironed can

Abstract: Method for manufacturing a metal, body-necked can with an ironed wall, for example one intended for being provided on one open side with an easily opening lid in order thereby to form a beverage can, comprising the stages of reducing the diameter of the can with the ironed wall by necking the wall up a considerable part of the height of the can, to be referred to as body-necking, and applying a neck rim by necking the top rim of the can, whereby prior to being body-necked the can is first necked.

Inventors: Hogendoorn; Auke (Heerhugowaard, NL), Nak; Jacobus Frans (Uitgeest, NL), Schaaper; Hans Nicolaas (Heemskerk, NL)

Assignee: Corus Staal B.V.

International Classification: B21D 51/26 (20060101); B21D 051/26 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018