Copper’s role in the past, present and future of civilization is clear in history books, current studies and future predictions; it is one of the oldest used metals and its uses continue to grow. It functions in everything from electrical and thermal conductivity, to healthcare, to construction and infrastructure, to equipment. Copper is one of the most diverse metals on the planet, due to it’s key physical properties:
- Corrosion resistance;
- Excellent conductor for heat and electricity; and,
- Malleable and ductile.