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Arts and Craft Supplies


What type of copper supplies do I need for my art or craft project?

Copper comes in many forms and thicknesses. Copper sheet is thick, ridged and can be difficult to bend and cut by hand, but it is strong and durable. Copper flashing is flexible and has a soft temper which means it can more easily formed and cut by hand. Although used primarily in roofing applications, copper flashing has many craft and decorating uses. Copper foil is the thinest and most flexible copper sheeting available. The flexibility and durability varies with the specific thickness of the foil used. To learn more about cutting and forming copper, please review our article on the characteristics of Art and Craft Copper Supplies

copper sheet copper foil

"The Copper Buying Guide"

We are going to cover some rather technical terms like: alloy, temper, hardness, gauge and finish. Please stick with me through this brief article and you will really know what kind of copper you need for your application.

Alloy. Copper sheet, foil, bar, rod and tube is available in many different alloys. These different alloys give certain...More

Copper Sheet Copper Foil
Hammered Copper copper round rod
Hammered Copper Copper Round Rod  
copper square rod Copper Bar

"Copper Foil Characteristics"

Listed below are some of the cutting and forming characteristics of copper foil and sheet. We hope this infomation is useful in determining the correct thickness of material for your requirement.

.001" copper foil - Can tear with fingers, cuts perfectly with normal scissors, really feels like aluminum foil that you would find in your kitchen cabinet... More

Copper Square Rod Copper Bar
copper shield protectant copper flashing
Copper Protectant Copper Flashing  
 




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