We're the Copper Development Association, your best source for information and assistance on all aspects of copper and copper-alloy plumbing tube, pipe and fittings. To get started, select a topic from the items listed below.
  • Overview: Description of products, processes and methods used in manufacturing and installing copper tube and fittings.

  • Resources & Tools: Valuable information resources and tools for consumers, home builders, plumbers, and contractors and engineers.

  • Key Copper Benefits: A listing of selected key benefits offered by copper tube and fittings.

  • Installing Copper Piping Systems: Technical information on installing copper tube, pipe and fittings for various applications.

  • TechCorner: Selection of white papers and answers to technical questions of interest to plumbers, installers, contractors and engineers.

  • Technical References: Selection of technical publications and reference materials.

  • Commercial Tube: Information on the specification, use, and advantages of using copper mechanical tube.

  • Water Service Lines: Information on our nation's drinking water infrastructure, Flint water crisis, why nearly 80% of water utilities choose copper and installation best practices and resources.

  • Project Managers & Piping Applications Specialists: Contact information for project managers and piping applications specialists who can help answer questions.

  • Applications: Listing and brief descriptions of widely accepted copper system applications.

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