August 2015

Lightning over a city

Shock Treatment!

It's summer storm season and in areas of the country where lightning storms are prevalent and sometimes severe, extra precautions are needed for protection. Copper can be a very critical component.

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Pouring liquid nitrogen into a beaker

Super Cool

Among copper's many useful properties are its performance characteristics in sub-zero cryogenic conditions. See how copper's strength and ductility go up as the temperature goes down.
[Photo courtesy of magicnikon]

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Electric car charging

Never Leave Home On Empty

Electric cars, in addition to their environmental benefits offers the convenience of allowing you to fill up at home. With a simple home charging station, you'll never have to leave home running on empty again.
[Photo courtesy of Kārlis Dambrāns]

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Top Apprentices Compete in the 28th Annual UA Competition

The top apprentices from North America and Australia showcased their craftsmanship at the 28th annual United Association International Apprenticeship Competition (UA). More than 30 young men and women from across the five major disciplines vied for the title of “Copper King” during the copper portion of the competition, put on by CDA.
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CDA’s Electrical Expert to Address the Importance of Grounding and Bonding at the BICSI Fall Conference

Proper grounding and bonding systems are crucial for public service and broadcast communication and data centers. During the BICSI conference, Dave Brender of CDA will provide a presentation reviewing best practices and techniques for installing and maintaining a reliable grounding and bonding system. Copper’s corrosion resistance properties make it perfect for this application.
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Soldering of Copper Alloy Flanges

Description of a step-by-step process necessary to satisfactorily fabricate soldered joints in cast copper alloy flanges.
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