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What propities does copper have that make it suitable for use in plumbing?
plumbing i would pick copper because you want the metal that could bent ti make pipes and tanks and below hydrogen in the reactivity series so it doesn't rect with water copper is great for this. correct me if i'm wrong
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Copper tubing is used for underground propane service lines but should be installed by a licensed propane company. See www.propane101.com/gasserviceline.htm for a better… explanation.
K, L, M , DWV , ACR, Annealed , Drawn, TP, Dehydrated all dependent on the application at hand some countries go by class depending on the thickness of the copper… pipe. Class 0 being the thinnest of the classes, which can be used in general plumbing applications right through to Class 3 which is very thick and is used when laying in concrete, or when high water pressures are evident or when pipes have to be layed inside and expensive aritcles cannot be damaged due to burst pipes
Copper is easy to use and work with. The minerals in water generally do not build up on copper as easily as on galvanized steel. After WWII copper was relatively cheap and ava…ilable in great quantities so the plumbing products industry changed to it as its standard pipe. Now copper is much more expensive and new materials such as plastics are being used. Copper does not rust or perish easily, making it ideal for use in any climate. Copper is also heat and cold resistant and swells and contracts much less than other materials when its temperature changes. Copper resists damage from minor home fires much better than plastic.
Because it lasts and is very versatile and can be used for a variety of plumbing applications with amazing results
copper/brass may (MAY) leach into the water supply, the body does need trace amounts of the metal, and the almost untraceable amount that IS leached,the body deals with it. it… may last for hundreds of years as a supply pipe.
Because it is NON Toxic
copper is not a very good metal to make cans out of. if it comes in contact with water, it produces a green residue called copper carbonate. you don't want to eat it, so it's …not good for storing food in. copper is also very malleable. it bends easily and it's not very strong.
copper has a natural antimicrobial property to it preventing bacterial growth. Also Copper pipe will not build up corrosion & choke off water flow as Steel pipe will. Copper P…iping is also stronger than PVC Pipe and will not crack or break when struck.
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Copper is the metal used for plumbing in houses, there are many reasons behind it 1. Copper is the main metal for electrical wiring compare with aluminium. 2. …Copper is an excellent conductor of electricity and heat. 3. Copper is resistant to corrosion and very unreactive. Copper is malleable which makes it an ideal material for gas pipes and water pipes. 4. Copper is below hydrogen in the reactivity series and therefore it does not react with water. 5. Copper lead compounds in water are toxic. It was used for plumbing in the past time. For more information visit at: alliedallcityinc.com
because it is an assumption of having copper as being CHEAP!?
Copper tubing solder "Solder" is an erroneous term as solder mean lead which of course is banned (safe water drinking act) Sweating is another term for "soldering" Copper …can be joined by various alloys such as 95 % tin -5% Anatomy or one of the many silver bearing types of low temperature alloys. For the strongest possible joints brazing is the best way to go with a tensile strength over 87,000 PSI compared to soft solder joints of 16,000 PSI For DWV copper joints one can use one of the lead tin solders such as 50 -50 as it is quite easy to work woth.
Cars are complicated pieces of machinery that use a variety of materials, and automakers continually update their designs to incorporate different materials to help meet consu…mer needs. Over time, automakers have decreased their use of steel and opted for lighter materials. To answer your question, copper is not suitable for making car bodies because copper is not very strong and is a soft, malleable metal, unlike steel and other lighter materials which are very strong to make car bodies.
They used lead and clay plumbing in ancient Egypt.
Because it is pretty well indestructible, does not break down or rust.
Copper pipe is used in residential plumbing because copper is a durable material, proving to be strong against damages and so forming irregular bends with copper means it stil…l remain stable. Essentially, copper is recyclable which is a good choice of material as it is environmental friendly.
high pitch copper CW004A is use to make electrical items.