What is copper

Copper is a metal that has been used for hundreds of yeast in different ways. It can be found in many electrical items as well as in the 15mm Copper Pipe that you can buy from watkinspowis.co.uk/products/copper-pipe-fittings-and-press-systems/ that you might use in construction or plumbing works.

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One of themany reasons that cooper is such a popular metal to work with is that it is a great conductor of heat and electricity. This is why it is often used in pipes for plumbing and in electrical cabling. Copper can be used in a pure form where it is not mixed with any other metals, or it can be combined with other substances to form an alloy.

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When copper is added to zinc it created brass; when it is added to tin it creates bronze, and when it is added to zinc and nickel it creates nickel silvers. Alloys are great metals as they take on the properties of both metals. When copper is added it can help to add conductive qualities to an otherwise non-conductive metal.

One of the other benefits of using copper for pipes that will contain liquids such as water is that they are not affected by seawater or particles in the atmosphere. This means that they do not rust when they come into contact with oxygen and instead a green patina (protective layer) forms that gives the copper another layer of protection against the outside world.

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