Copper is a highly valued metal due to its excellent electrical conductivity, corrosion resistance, and malleability. It is a soft, reddish-orange metal that is commonly used in electrical wiring, plumbing, roofing, and industrial machinery.
Electrical Conductivity – copper is an excellent conductor of electricity and is widely used in electrical wiring and electronics.
Malleability and Ductility – a soft and malleable metal that can be easily shaped into different forms, making it ideal for many manufacturing applications.
Corrosion resistance – has natural corrosion resistance, which makes it ideal for plumbing, roofing, and other outdoor applications.
Cascadia Metals offers Copper in 16 oz. or 20 oz. up to 36″ wide coils.
Copper is a versatile metal with many end-use applications across various industries. One of the most common applications of copper is in electrical wiring, where its excellent electrical conductivity is utilized. Copper pipes and fittings are also widely used in plumbing systems due to their durability and corrosion resistance. In the construction industry, copper is used for its aesthetic appeal, durability, and corrosion resistance in applications such as facades, cladding, and decorative elements. Copper is also used in industrial machinery such as motors, generators, and transformers, as well as in electronics for its heat dissipation properties. In the medical field, copper’s biocompatibility and antimicrobial properties make it useful for medical devices.