A Copper Alliance Member
CDA offers a variety of resources and tools for specifiers, end users, and professionals in various fields for the proper application of copper and copper alloys. You may also find application specific information in the individual application sections.
Find Suppliers of Copper
A listing of 4 searchable databases of U.S. Fabricators, Service Centers, and other copper manufacturing companies.
Technical Reference Library
The Copper Technical Reference Library is a searchable database of over 60,000 scientific abstracts on all varieties of subjects related to the application of copper and copper alloys. As of August 2011, the database is maintained by ProQuest.
Economic data compiled annually by CDA from a variety of statistical sources.
A complete listing of our printed and electronic publications.
Standards and Properties
Here you will find a wealth of information on various industry standards for copper and its alloys and their various properties. If you are a materials professional, engineer, academic or other professional, you may find the technical information that you need right here.
If you have a technical question regarding uses, applications, properties or sourcing of anything and everything related to copper, please fill out our Technical Inquiry Form. Your questions will be answered by a member of the CDA staff of experts, usually within one business day.
CDA offers a wide array of useful resources for the professional users of copper. This includes Technical Specifications databases that enable you to search for alloys that match specific needs or applications, Standards databases that help you to identify the properties of specified alloys, an extensive library of technical briefs collected and made available free of charge through the Technical Reference Library database.
If you are in the market for some copper, brass, bronze, or some other alloy for a project, we offer the Suppliers databases, listing several hundred suppliers of all types of alloys, shapes, forms and quantities.
CDA also offers a large collection of printed and web Publications that are available at nominal or no cost. These include technical papers on electrical, plumbing, architectural and industrial applications, as well as more general and technical publications such as product datasheets.