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Copper Strip Companies and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of copper strip manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source copper strip manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate copper strip companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture copper strips for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading copper strip manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for copper strip rolling, copper rollings, or copper sheet rollings.

Leading Companies:

  • Pompton Plains, NJ 800-838-1978

    Our company may have started small, but we quickly grew to handle the largest aluminum orders. Our metals are made from the highest quality materials, and we pledge to offer superior service to all our customers. We don’t want customers who use us one time, we want to establish lifelong relationships with customers that last generations. Contact us for more info!

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  • Warminster, PA 215-956-0626

    With over 25 years of metallurgy experience we guarantee we can produce exactly what you are looking for. We offer fast delivery and a multitude of beryllium copper sizes. Our highly knowledge staff takes great pride in creating these outstanding copper alloys. We have a reputation of manufacturing the best copper fabrications. Our company has risen in the standard in copper processing. Contact us today to learn more!

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  • Brooklyn, NY 718-272-9800

    For over 60 years our non-ferrous products have served the metal industry in North America. We import, supply and distribute brass, copper and other non-ferrous alloys. Our offerings: copper rods, brass tubing, architectural bronze angles & channels & rods, copper coils, copper sheet and plate, and brass rod.

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  • Long Island City, NY 800-767-9494

    Metalmen is a fully certified, go-to source for nationwide & global distribution of specialty copper. With over 30 years as a hands-on metal supply problem solver, let the metal men & women at Metalmen be your custom response supplier of all related services. Whatever the solution, Metalmen are seasoned metal supply specialists and provide their customers with creative solutions.

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  • Downers Grove, IL 800-821-2854

    We are committed to our customers. Our engineers manufacture copper products that exceed regulatory standards. Our products are the best quality and adhere to a multitude of rigorous physical testing to ensure the reliability of our copper. You can rest assured that you are receiving the best copper. From tubes, rounds, hollows, squares, hexagons and more, we have it all! Please visit our website or give us a call for more information!

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Copper Strip Industry Information

Copper Strip

Copper strips are long, thin planes of the popular non-ferrous metal known as copper. Also known as trim, strips are used in many industrial, commercial and residential settings to change the aesthetic or functional properties of a structure, piece of equipment or finished product. Sections of copper strip are usually no thicker than 0.2" and the thickness should be uniform throughout the plane.

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Applications of Copper Strips

Though similar in thickness to copper sheet, another stock form commonly produced in copper mills, copper strips are produced with lengths several times greater than their width. In general, thin planes of copper stock that are greater than 24 inches across are sheets with smaller widths being counted as strips. These relatively narrow copper forms are used in many applications. Industries as varied as petrochemical, chemical, automotive, architectural, building, construction, electronics, food processing, marine, aerospace, wiring, power generation, waste treatment, design, lighting and telecommunications commonly employ copper strip. From protective edges to ornate decorative finishes, copper strips are extremely versatile. As flat planes of copper are not conducive to every application, it is not uncommon for copper strips to undergo several secondary processes such as cutting, bending and machining. The malleability of copper makes these strips ideal for post-production processing as it requires minimal expenditure of energy. The electrical and thermal conductivity of copper strips extend its utility to numerous electrical and heating industrial components such as bearings and connectors.

Copper Strip Manufacturing Process

Because use for copper strips covers such a broad range of applications, it is important that manufacturers carefully consider the specifications of a particular strip with regards to its intended use. The initial processing of the copper strip should be considered as it will have a lasting impact on the features of the end product. Though extrusion, casting, cold rolling and drawing may all be used in the formation of metal strips, roll forming is the most common manufacturing method. This process involves heating copper billets, ingots or other raw forms to increase the already high malleability of the material. These shapes are then fed through a pair of industrial rollers set with a specific distance apart from one another. This distance will reflect the thickness of the strip. As the copper rolls between the rollers it is compressed until it becomes thinner, longer and wider. In some cases several rollers or several passes through the same rollers may be needed to reach the desired thickness. Unidirectional rolling is most common, though cross rolling may also be used to alter the hardness and surface properties of the strip. In any event, the finished strip will then be cut to the desired length and width before being sold for use as such or further processing. Regulatory bodies such as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and the Copper Development Association (CDA) are good sources for information on copper strip and most copper suppliers will also be able to help determine the proper specifications for a given application.



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