Curiosities

 

  • 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.

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