Copper has bacteriological properties.
Copper is used in phytosanitary products, insecticides and fungicides.
Copper is used in protective marine coatings.
When used in doorknobs, handles and banisters, copper and tin prevent the spread of bacteria.
Copper railings prevent the spread of bacteria in hospitals.
Copper piping prevents the proliferation of Legionella.
- Copper prevents the formation of algae in the nets of fish farms
Copper alloy tools do not produce sparks and thus prevent explosions.
Certain nuclear waste is deposited in 5 cm copper containers as a safety guarantee.
In CMOS technology copper has been introduced to form interconnection layers in a chip.