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Copper Education Resources: General 16–18

A collection of general education resources suitable for students aged 16–18.

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Copper Education Resources: Physics 11–14

A collection of physics resources suitable for students aged 11–14.

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Copper tube for water and gas in sanitary and heating applications used to be manufactured to BS 2871 Part 1. What is the number of the current European Standard for copper tubes?

The number of the current European Standard for copper tubes is BS EN 1057.

Copper Education Resources: Physics 14–16

A collection of physics resources suitable for students aged 14–16.

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Copper Education Resources: Physics 16–18

A collection of physics resources suitable for students aged 16–18.

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Copper in Aquaculture

Brochure introducing the benefits of copper alloys for aquaculture.

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Could you please identify an old brass specification BS B 11?

‘BS B’ is an Aerospace spec for copper alloys. BS B 11 is ‘Brass bars suitable to be brazed or silver soldered’. BS B 11 was withdrawn in 1990 and not replaced. Brass bars are now specified in BS EN 12167.

Copper in the Automotive Industry

A comprehensive source of information on the properties, production, processing and applications of copper and copper alloys, of interest to metallurgical, development, design and testing engineers in the automotive and other industries using copper.

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Copper Is...

This brochure provides a visual exploration of a range of properties that make copper and its alloys essential to modern living.

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Copper Key

Online software giving chemical composition of copper alloys worldwide, their material designation and national standard. Automatically gives equivalent materials from international, European and other national standards and enables chemical compositions to be compared (on the German Copper Centre site).

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Copper, Iron and Zinc - An Essential Trio for Health

Fact sheet on copper, iron and zinc in the Public Service Series of International Copper Association, November 2009, 2pp.

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Do you need to feed solder into an integral solder ring fitting?

No, the integral solder ring fitting has the correct amount of solder to form a joint.