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Copper for Roofing

Introduction to copper detailing including laying systems, ventilation, substrates and parapet gutters.

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Pub 22 Copper for Busbars - Guidance for Design and Installation

First issued in 1936, in this new edition of our long-standing busbar design guide – Copper for Busbars – the calculation of current-carrying capacity has been greatly simplified by the provision of exact formulae for some common busbar configurations and graphical methods for others.

Other sections have been updated and modified to reflect current practice. 2014. 103 pp.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Copper-nickel Alloys, Properties and Applications - Pub 030

Copper nickel properties and applications are provided in this technical publication. Composition and properties of the 90/10 and 70/30 copper-nickel alloys are given, together with examples of their applications. 1982. 40pp. Archive for reseach purposes.

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

Copper nickel technical data for 90/10 and 70/30 alloys including compositions, physical, mechanical and fabrication properties for these two most commonly encountered copper-nickel alloys. 1982. 32pp. Archive for reseach purposes.

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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.)

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Copper-nickel Cladding for Offshore Structures- Pub 037

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

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Materials for Seawater Pipeline Systems - Pub 038

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

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Pub 040 - Data Sheet PB 102

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

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