Resource Library

Copper Development Association provides a range of resources in support of the correct and efficient use of copper and copper alloys for major applications.

Most of our publications are downloadable electronically and a few are available as hard copies.  Use the search option or click on a category to see the publications/software listed under that topic.

If you can't find the information you are looking for, try the following:

  • FAQs - on alloys and applications
  • Copper Key - for equivalents of copper alloys worldwide, their chemical compositions, material designation and national standards
  • Copper Data Center - a searchable database of over 60,000 scientific abstracts from research papers related to the application of copper
  • Copper Life Cycle Data - for up-to-date life cycle data on key copper products
  • Kompass - for supplier listings

or use our technical support service, Contact an Expert.
    P7 - Copper - The Vital Metal Poster
    health, recyclability, schools, science
    A2 poster highlighting copper's key role in technology, energy and health, and its recyclability.
    P9 - A Day in the Life of Cuthbert Copperfeld Poster
    £ 0.00
    schools, science
    Winning poster from our 'Curious about Copper' poster competition to design an original poster that will appeal to a target audience of 11-16 year olds, highlighting the vital role copper plays in our daily lives. 2011.
    Pub 121 - Copper - The Vital Metal
    £ 0.00
    coppers, alloys, applications, history, schools
    An illustrated introduction to the history, metallurgy, production, and applications of copper and copper alloys. (Revision of Book 1). 1998. 42pp.
    Pub 191 - The Friendly Metal - What Does Copper Do for Me
    Cartoon leaflet, aimed at school children, highlighting the role of copper in our daily lives. 2007. 8pp.
    Sixty Centuries of Copper
    education, history, mining, schools
    This book by B Webster Smith replaces 'Copper Through the Ages' issued in 1934. It is intended for those interested in the history of copper mining, the development of metal-working processes and the uses of copper through the past six thousand years.
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