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Why do you use copper in drink cans?


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October 04, 2010 1:22PM

As copper is normally nonreactive and has a relatively small atomic build, less of it can break off and form chemical reactions. This allows us to think that if we were to put a different metal like iron common acids in drinks like citric acid(found in citrus fruits like orange, grapefruit and lime) and ascorbic acid.