Resource Library

Technical Information on Materials Intended for Use with Food

This fact sheet provides technical information on the use of copper and its alloys for food contact materials, including an overview of the latest European legislation.

Download document

P11 - Copper: The Metal of Civilisation Timeline Poster

Poster showing how copper has made vital contributions to sustaining and improving society since the dawn of civilisation, from the most basic tools of the Copper Age almost 10,000 years ago, through to the Large Hadron Collider. Significant copper-enable innovations are shown through the ages, with significant historical events for context. Printed version available. 2016.

Download document

P9 - A Day in the Life of Cuthbert Copperfeld Poster

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.

Download document

Pub 030 - Copper-nickel Alloys, Properties and Applications

Details of the composition and properties of the 90/10 and 70/30 copper-nickel alloys are given, together with examples of their applications. 1982. 40pp.

Download document

Pub 031 - Copper-nickel 90/10 and 70/30 Alloys, Technical Data

Physical and mechanical properties of the two most commonly encountered copper-nickel alloy types are presented. 1982. 32pp.

Download document

Pub 033 - Copper Tube in Domestic Water Services

Information on the design and installation of copper domestic water services. Includes pipework jointing, tube bending, DZR brass. 2000. 36pp. (Out of print.)

Download document

Pub 036 - Use of Copper-nickel Cladding on Ships and Boat Hulls

Description of the use of copper-nickel cladding resistant to corrosion and marine biofouling and its economic advantages. 1985. 16pp.

Download document

Pub 037 - Copper-nickel Cladding for Offshore Structures

The cost savings available when copper-nickel cladding is used to prevent corrosion and marine biofouling are significant. This publication details how they can be achieved. 1986. 16pp.

Download document

Pub 038 - Materials for Seawater Pipeline Systems

Gives reasons for choice of 90/10 copper-nickel alloy in preference to other materials for many applications. 1986. 16pp.

Download document

Pub 040 - Data Sheet PB 102

Contains physical and mechanical properties of wrought 5% tin phosphor bronze, PB102. 1969. 12pp.

Download document

Pub 041 - Clear Protective Coatings for Copper and Copper Alloys

Detailed description of the range of coatings available with application methods and recommendations for use. 1991. 24pp.

Download document

Pub 042 - Copper and Copper Alloy Castings

Discusses the applications of all copper casting alloys commonly available in Europe with recommendations as to choice of alloy. Casting processes and product design considerations are considered. 1991. 62pp.

Download document