Material Copper
A red, moderately expensive and fairly soft material. Excelent electric conductivity and therefore used in electric wires. Easy to shape and used for water pipes, roof plates and in older cooking equipment.

Copper is the dominant alloying element in brass (together with zinc) and bronze (normally together with tin).
Danish Name Kobber
Category Metals
Keywords Weather resistant
Environmen- tal notes Use: Copper is likely to make poisonous chemical connections, and should not be in direct contact with food.

Disposal: Copper is very undisirable as allying element in steel and should therefore be avoyded where the likely end-of-life scenario is a steel recycling plant.
Additional Info Chemical symbol Cu, atomic number 29, melting point 1083 C, density 8.9.
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