Last week we talked about why “copper is amazing”
If you missed it, you can catch up on that here:
Now we will continue with part 2 of “copper is amazing”
For starters, here are 3 more fun facts about copper:
-Copper can be completely recycled with out any breakdown in quality.
– Copper has a high water corrosion resistance, which makes it fantastic for ship markings.
– Copper tools are used for working with explosives, since they DO NOT spark.
Those are 3 fun facts for you, but we have one more.
And it’s pretty interesting.
Copper is well liked in the area of jewelry making.
And it’s a commonly used medium.
Copper is great in jewelry making because it’s
a metal that is easy to shape and work with.
It also has great use in electroplating.
Electroplating is the process of laying one metal upon
another one—in jewelry making often a thinner metal—and using
it as a coating for a nice look and appeal.
But the “plating” of the metals is done through use of electric current.
So electroplating with copper in jewelry making is commonly
done, but perhaps a lesser know application of the metal.
If it’s jewelry making or an industrial application…
(or something else)
We are confident that our copper shim stock and
the variety of thicknesses is a great option for you.
So have a look: