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Copper and copper alloys have a wide range of properties available to a designer. These include the best electrical conductivity of any metal, excellent corrosion resistance in the atmosphere and water, a wide range of colours giving aesthetic appeal and excellent ductility. CDA is able to assist designers in choosing the optimum combination of properties for a specific application as well as advising on the most appropriate manufacturing process.

An important consideration for any designer when selecting materials is recyclability; all copper alloys are fully recyclable, without loss of properties.

www.copperindesign.org – a new website has been launched.

A comprehensive source of information on copper crafting for designers, manufacturers, artists, journalists and all with an interest in copper as an essential feature of the modern design scene. The site features numerous examples of copper in art and design, indoors and outdoors, alongside comments from the artists on their experiences and creative approaches.


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