Copper can not rust there is a substance in it that may make it turn brown but then it turns green just look at the statue of liberty she is green and made of copper! Rust, by the way, is oxidized iron.
Asked in Elements and Compounds
What metals rusts the fastest copper iron or steel?
Bronze is an alloy of copper and the element 'tin'. Copper and bronze do not contain any iron, and only iron can rust; so the answer is that steel will rust the fastest and copper and bronze will never rust. copper does not rust because Copper does oxidise, but the layer of "rust" adheres to the copper itself and forms a layer of protection over the rest of the object preventing further oxidation. Hence copper roofs are green or black. ...
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Elements and Compounds
How long does it take for copper to rust?
Copper does not rust. It will, on contact with the air, form a greenish "verdigris" of copper sulphate on it's surface - but that is not rust. OOps - that should be copper carbonate. Copper sulphate is highly soluble and would not produce a patina. Maybe some copper oxide as well. ...
Asked in Metal and Alloys
How do you do the experiment 'Which metal rust fastest copper bronze or steel?
i dont know of an experiment to test this but copper will not rust, and bronze being comprised of tin and copper, the answer to which will rust fastest is steel. I hope this helps you. ...
What can cause copper on the exterior of a house to have a red rust appearance?
Most likely some other object has dripped rust onto the copper, which can be removed. Copper does not rust, but it does form a green patina over time. ...