Saturday, September 3, 2016

Why Copper and Brass Sales Continue to Rise: A Primer on These Metals

If you’re in the business of fabrication or machining, you probably know that brass and copper are two of the most commonly used metals in the industry. It’s no wonder then, that copper and brass sales continue to remain strong given the many uses these materials have. But what exactly makes them so in demand?

As it happens, these two metals possess many useful qualities that make them indispensable in metalworking. Copper offers many unique benefits that make it ideal for a wide variety of applications:

Corrosion Resistance

Copper sits low on the periodic table’s reactivity series, meaning it doesn’t tend to corrode like other metals. As such, it is ideal for use in plumbing, cookware, radiators, and other applications where constant exposure to fluid is a necessity.

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