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Copper in Aquaculture

Brochure introducing the benefits of copper alloys for aquaculture.

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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, 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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DKI i.18 Recommended Machining Parameters for Copper and Copper Alloys

This update by DKI aims to address the concerns of practitioners, helping them to find the most effective and economical solutions to their metal cutting problems. It also assists designers and development engineers when comparing the machinability of different materials, making it easier to estimate the fabrication costs of a particular part. Tables have been brought up to date to reflect the most recent materials standards. 2010. 64pp.

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Copper Education Resources: Chemistry 11–14

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

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Pub 117 – The Brasses – Properties and Applications

This publication provides information on compositions and properties of standard brasses (including nickel-silvers) in wrought and cast condition, together with details of BS and European Standards, forms available, fabrication methods and examples of typical applications. 2005. 64pp.

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Pub 122 - High Conductivity Copper for Electrical Engineering

This publication describes the electrical and mechanical properties of high conductivity copper and copper alloys that are intended for use in electrical applications. 2016. 32pp.

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Guide to Nickel Aluminium Bronze for Engineers - Pub 222

Guide to nickel aluminium bronze for engineers wishing to specify, design or produce nickel aluminium bronze components for marine, aerospace and other sectors. 2018. 100 pp.

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ICA - The Long-Term Availability of Copper

A leaflet exploring the long-term availability of copper, with reference to global reserves and usage and technological advances.

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Metals in British Coins

Infographic produced by Compound Interest – www.compoundchem – showing metal content of all British coins.

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IS 36 - Dezincification Resistant Brass

In some areas of the UK, the presence of otherwise harmless impurities in the potable water makes it aggressive to duplex brass producing a form of attack known as dezincification. 1982. 4pp.

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IS 49 - Copper-nickel Brake Tubing in the Automotive Industry

CDA Information Sheet on the use of copper-nickel for brake tubing in the automotive industry. 1990. 14pp.

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