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We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Bar Foam Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Powder Rod
Bar Foam Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Powder Rod
Single Crystal Sphere Sputtering Target Tube Wire
Single Crystal Sphere Sputtering Target Tube Wire
General Description:  

Known to ancient civilisations.

Copper is a reddish coloured metal which is malleable and ductile. It has excellent thermal and electrical conductivities and good corrosion resistance. It is found in sulphide ores and as carbonate, arsenide and chloride (abundance in the Earth's crust is 50 ppm). Extraction of the metal involves roasting the ore to produce the oxide, followed by reduction and purification by electrolysis. The element is inert to non-oxidising acids but reacts with oxidising agents. In air, it will weather to produce the characteristic green patina of the carbonate. Copper will combine with oxygen on heating to produce CuO at red heat, and Cu2O at elevated temperatures.

Pure copper has an electrical conductivity second only to that of silver and hence its main application is in the electrical industry. Copper is also the basis of many important alloys (e.g. brass, bronze and aluminium bronze) and has been traditionally considered to be one of the coinage metals, along with silver and gold, but being more common, is the least valued. It is one of the first metals ever to have been worked by man and is thought to have been mined for more than 5000 years.



Technical Data for   Copper

Copper Wire - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
CU005110Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.01mm, Purity:99.99%, Temper:Hard
CU005170Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.02mm, Purity:99.99+%, Temper:Hard
CU005171Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.02mm, Purity:99.99%, Temper:Annealed
CU005195Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.025mm, Purity:99.99+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005198Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.05mm, Purity:99.99+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005200Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.04mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005202Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.04mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Hard
CU005215Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.05mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005219Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.065mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005220Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.075mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005221Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.075mm, Purity:99.99+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005240Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.1mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005250Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.125mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005252Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.125mm, High Purity:99.99+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005255Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.160mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005258Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.2mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed, Condition:Silver Plated Wire
CU005260Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.25mm, High Purity:99.99+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005270Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.25mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005275Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.28mm, Purity:99.98+%, Temper:Annealed
CU005280Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005282Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.98+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005283Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.99%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005285Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, High Purity:99.999%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005286Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.75mm, Purity:99.98+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005290Copper Wire,    
Diameter:1.0mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed
CU005293Copper Wire,    
Diameter:1.0mm, Purity:99.98+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005294Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.1mm, Purity:99.98+%, Temper:Annealed
CU005295Copper Wire,    
Diameter:1.0mm, High Purity:99.99+%, Temper:As Drawn
CU005300Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.1mm, Purity:99.9%, Cladding:Aluminium, Outside Diameter:0.25mm
CU005350Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.15mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed, Condition:Silver Plated Wire
CU005380Copper Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.9%, Temper:Annealed, Condition:Silver Plated Wire
CV005270Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.125mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:Annealed
CV005275Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.20mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:As Drawn
CV005280Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.25mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:As Drawn
CV005281Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.30mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:As Drawn
CV005282Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:As Drawn
CV005286Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.75mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:As Drawn
CV005288Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.80mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:As Drawn
CV005293Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:1.0mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:As Drawn
CV005294Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:2.0mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:Hard
CV005295Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:1.5mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:Hard
CV005296Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:2.5mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:Hard
CV005297Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:2.0mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:Annealed
CV005310Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:Hard, Condition:Straight Wire
CV005320Copper - O.F.H.C. Wire,    
Diameter:1.0mm, Purity:99.95+%, Temper:Hard, Condition:Straight Wire
Copper Wire - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Bar Foam Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Powder Rod
Bar Foam Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Powder Rod
Single Crystal Sphere Sputtering Target Tube Wire
Single Crystal Sphere Sputtering Target Tube Wire