Mentok Tin Smelter

tin.jpgThe Mentok smelting plant was built in March 1963 and completed in February 1967 by a German Company “Klockner Industrie Anlagen”, spending the total cost of USD 2.6 million. This is the only smelting plant in Indonesia. Here the famous Bankatin is made. A short visit to the factory will give us an idea of how the tin one is smelted, which is done at a temperature of about up to 1,350 °C.

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