Why Copper?

Corrosion resistant and versatile

Thanks to copper’s exceptional durability and resistance to corrosion it is used in many inhospitable environments where material integrity is critical. Copper is one of the most versatile materials on the planet as it can be used and re-used repeatedly without losing its properties, meaning it can provide infinite uses over infinite lifecycles.

It wouldn’t however be without its many attractive properties that copper would be such a favourable material. It offers hard to rival electrical and thermal conductivity, is corrosion resistant, with antibacterial and anti-microbial benefits. It is a tough yet malleable metal which can easily be joined, recycled and made into alloys, which enables a multitude of further benefits and uses.

The truth about plastic

To protect our planet without hindering technological advancement or compromising the lives of future generations, it is critical we use materials which can meet our needs without depleting our natural resources or causing damage to our environment.

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The pro plumber’s choice

Copper has long been the material of choice when it comes to supplying water, heat and gas to buildings and the tradition of copper tubes is one that spans centuries.

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Improving living standards and the increase of one-person households drives demand and necessity for greener, more sustainable homes, housing and heating.

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A future-proof engineering solution

Due to copper’s exceptional durability and resistance to corrosion, it is used in many inhospitable environments and applications where material integrity is critical.

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Our downloadable content provides a range of resources for professionals, academics and the public to learn about copper and make informed decisions around its uses, credentials and sustainability.

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The latest discoveries, insights, innovations and work from the world of copper.

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