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Farmers Copper Blog

Feb, 2021

The Statue of Liberty

Through one hundred years of biting sea winds, driving rains and beating sun, the copper skin of the Statue of Liberty not only has grown more beautiful but also has remained virtually intact. While a…

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May, 2020

Copper’s Electrical Conductivity

The high electrical conductivity of copper has been vital to the development of the electrical industry in the past 100 years. Electrolytic copper has become the industry standard for electrical conductivity.…

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May, 2020

Copper’s Technology Influence

There is about .5 oz of copper in your mobile phone. That’s more than all the other metals in your phone and more than 12% of your phone’s total weight. As more computer chips and sophistication are…

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Apr, 2020

New Beginnings for Farmer’s Copper

It’s official! Farmer’s Copper Ltd. has completed the move to their new location in Texas City, TX just south of Houston. It’s been a long process, but well worth the wait! The Farmer’s Copper…

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Mar, 2020

The Unique Advantage of Stainless Steel

For a wide variety of applications, stainless steel competes with carbon steels supplied with protective coatings, as well as other metals such as aluminum, brass and bronze. The success of stainless steel…

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Feb, 2020

Copper’s Weathering Components

Copper and its principal architectural alloys are relatively active metals which, when left unprotected, tend to oxidize (weather). Long term atmospheric exposure generally results in the formation of…

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Apr, 2016

How Social Media Has Changed Salesmanship

I often wonder if I’m the only one who has noticed how salesmanship has changed in the last decade. It doesn’t seem that long ago when salesmanship was only about providing a product and/or service…

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Nov, 2015

A New Home Sweet Home For Farmer’s Copper

Farmer’s Copper began its legacy on Galveston Island in 1920 and has grown to be a successful family-owned and operated metal service center moving into the fourth generation of their family partnership.…

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Oct, 2015

Hospitals Gaining Interest in Copper

Ancient Egyptians used copper to sterilize chest wounds and drinking water. Greeks, Romans and Aztecs relied on copper compounds to treat burns, headaches and ear infections. Thousands of years later,…

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