Copper is an incredibly versatile, malleable heat and electricity conductor. Copper may be combined with other alloys to make even stronger features, such as brass, which is copper and zinc, and bronze, which is copper and tin, while copper is soft in its pure state.
Copper is found in various forms, namely, Copper Rod, Copper Bar, Copper Sheet, Copper Plate, Copper Coil, Copper Foil, Copper Wire, Copper Tubes, and Copper Pipes. Today, in this blog, let us discuss the industrial uses of copper bars and rods.
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What are the Industrial uses of Copper Bar and Rods?
Copper Bars and Rods are popular for general applications within the electrical industries such as busbars and transformer components, as well as those where high corrosion resistance is required, such as construction components.
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Brass has made its way into a surprising variety of applications because of its wide versatility, including:
Ammunition casings – Brass can be quickly rolled into thin sheets and molded into cartridge shells, which are spark resistant, low-friction, corrosion-resistant, and non-magnetic. For ammunition reloading, it is also simple to recycle.
Marine hardware – Brass was used for centuries as sheathing on the hulls of wooden naval ships, for navigational instruments, and later, for marine engines and pumps because of its hardness, strength, and corrosion resistance, even in the presence of saltwater.
Electronic components – The malleable, non-magnetic quality of brass and the fact that it costs less than gold and silver makes it an excellent choice of material for electrical panel board switches and relays, as well as PCB plug pins, sockets, and terminal blocks.
Radiator cores, tubes, and tanks – For cars and trucks, brazed copper-brass radiators cost less than aluminum radiators, are cheaper to produce, last longer, and are much simpler to recycle, making them more energy-efficient. It has also been shown that they have a lower decrease in air-side pressure than aluminum radiators.
RV water pressure regulator and elbow fittings – Brass fittings that are much stronger and harder than plastic, can withstand high water pressure and reduce it to a manageable amount for use in RVs.
Technical instruments – Non-magnetic brass has been used for centuries to manufacture measuring instruments, such as compasses, astrolabes, barometers, chronometers, watches, and clocks. Brass is easily worked and etched with permanent indicator marks for reading the time, tide, direction, or barometric pressure while maintaining its hardness and strength.
These were the various industrial applications of the copper bars and rods.