October 2016

Swiss army knife


Liquid or gas? High or low pressure? Regardless of your application, copper tube is the right choice because of it's strength, performance characteristics, and versatility. Copper tube is truly the Swiss Army knife of materials.

[Photo Credit: Andrew Toskin]

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Compass closeup

Show Me the Way

Can you imagine a time when you had to figure out how to get from point A to point B without a GPS? No more paper maps, confusing directions, or outdated signs, today's GPS guides you simply and safely to your destination with the help of many copper components on the inside.

[Photo Credit: phrawr]

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USB computer card

Tight Connection

Electrical connectors are the tiny yet critical components in our ever-increasing electronic lives. From USB plugs, to Lightning connectors, copper components deliver the high conductivity, excellent durability and ease of machinability that make them so indispensible and ubiquitous.

[Photo Credit: Evan-Amos]

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Copper Industry Sustainable Energy Director Appointed to Federal Clean Energy Committee

CDA’s Director of Sustainable Electrical Energy, Zolaikha Strong, has been appointed to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC), as chartered by the United States Department of Commerce. The federal advisory committee is responsible for elevating the international competitiveness of American renewable energy goods.
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Copper Development Association (CDA) Partners with Advanced Energy to Offer Motor Management Classes

The Copper Development Association (CDA) is once again partnering with Advanced Energy to sponsor day-long motors and drives classes throughout the United States. These classes will bring technical experts to facilities in order to educate staff on motor management best practices.
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Copper Development Association Commends Senate Approval of WRDA

The Copper Development Association (CDA) supports WRDA bill approved by Senate, which provides necessary funding to ensure safe drinking water as well as improvements to the nation’s failing infrastructure.
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