sheet copper

sheet copper

[′shēt ‚käp·ər]
(metallurgy)
Copper rolled into sheets; for roofing sometimes used as it leaves the rolls, but for other purposes it is commonly employed after it has been cold-rolled to increase hardness and strength.
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'Quilp's Wharf,' in which were a little wooden counting-house burrowing all awry in the dust as if it had fallen from the clouds and ploughed into the ground; a few fragments of rusty anchors; several large iron rings; some piles of rotten wood; and two or three heaps of old sheet copper, crumpled, cracked, and battered.
In part that comes from his supremely unforgiving material: sheet copper, copper wire and oil paints.
The highlight of the facility, the theater, was created by first constructing an enclosure completely encased in sheet copper, including copper-shielded doors and flooring.
If you cut strips of soft sheet copper the lengths of the pipes in this manifold and small enough to just barely fit inside the copper piping, then as you feed it into the piping give the copper strip a slight twist as you feed it in.
I can remember on one occasion him buying some sheet copper for etching, not realising that it was going to cost a week's wages.
Darren Keith James Regan, aged 25, of Basant Close, Warwick, theft of sheet copper roofing belonging to Lloyds TSB, fined pounds 150.
"I discovered that these are made of sheet copper and were produced by the Bromsgrove Guild.
His Touche - a fencing wasp - has tea strainers for eyes, while his Butterfingers (a butterfly) boasts wings of sheet copper and incorporated soup ladles for the body.
Revere Copper Products, in Rome, N.Y., offers Ever-Green pre-patinated architectural sheet copper. One side of the sheet is given a green, aged patina through Revere's proprietary manufacturing process, which duplicates and accelerates copper's natural aging process.
Step 2 Go to a metal merchant for an A4 piece of metal sheet copper and get it guillotined into the shapes marked out on paper template.
After the war, Paul turned over his thriving metallurgy business to his son and became an industrialist by constructing and operating a mill for the manufacture of sheet copper. As a manufacturer, he made the sheathing for the famous ship, U.S.S.
A rod-casting plant is able to produce 100 km/h of 8 mm wire rod and semi-continuous casting produces billets and sheet copper (7.3 m x 660 mm x 127 mm).