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Copper Sheet Metal

Lead Time
1 -1 15 Days
Cost

$$

Description

Copper exhibits exceptional durability, strength, and resistance to corrosion, making it a highly sought-after material for construction, automotive, and electrical applications. Its versatility lends itself to a wide range of products, including roofing, cladding, electrical components, and piping systems. In addition to its functional benefits, copper is also esteemed for its aesthetic appeal and energy-efficient properties.

Copper Sheet Metal Key Characteristics

Characteristics may vary depending on the grade/alloy.

  • Antimicrobial 
  • Corrosion Resistant
  • High Ductility
  • Electrical Conductivity
  • High Tensile Strength
  • Thermal Conductivity

Copper Sheet Metal Applications

  • Anodes
  • Appliances
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Construction Materials
  • Cookware
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Electrical Switches
  • Fixtures
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Home Decor
  • Hospital Equipment 
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Plumbing Fittings
  • Sculptures
  • Strips

Industries that use Copper

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Electrical
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverage
  • Industrial
  • Medical & Dental
Why should you choose copper sheet metal for your project?

Sheet metal fabricated copper is popular for various projects due to its many benefits. Copper is a versatile material that can be formed into complex shapes and structures while maintaining strength and durability. It is also corrosion-resistant and has excellent thermal conductivity, making it a great choice for applications such as heat sinks. Also, copper has a high electrical conductivity, making it ideal for electrical applications. Using sheet metal fabrication techniques allows for precise and exacting manufacturing of copper components, resulting in high-quality and accurate end products. Overall, sheet metal fabricated copper is an excellent choice for projects that require strength, durability, and functionality.

Finishes for Copper

Copper is a versatile material used for decorative accents and industrial applications. It offers a wide range of aesthetic appeal that can be further enhanced by applying different finishes such as natural patina, clear coat, lacquer, powder coating, or polishing.

A natural patina finish gives copper a rustic and earthy look, while a clear coat maintains its raw appearance and protects it from corrosion. A high-gloss shine and protection against tarnishing can be achieved by applying lacquer, while powder coating provides durability and excellent protection against corrosion and wear. Polishing, on the other hand, offers a mirror-like finish, and the level of protection from corrosion depends on the type of polish used.

Choosing the right finish for your copper project requires careful consideration of the desired appearance and intended use. Each type of finish has its benefits and drawbacks, and weighing them properly is essential to make an informed decision.

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Copper C11000

Maximum Material Thickness (in): 0.140 

Heat Treatable: No

Tensile Strength (Ultimate, PSI): 25000 – 29000

Fatigue Strength (PSI): 1100 – 17000

Hardness (Brinell): 82 – 92

Milled Parts Machinability (AISI Rating): 60%