Categorized: copper facts

Copper: The unsung hero of disease prevention in restaurants and hotels - March 23, 2020

Cleanliness and sterilization are essential aspects of operating a successful hotel or restaurant. In these high-traffic settings, hundreds of people can interact with the same surfaces in a single day, touching everything from menus, condiments, and tabletops in restaurants to light switches and TV remotes in hotel rooms. It’s easy to see why these locations… Read more »

Copper in the home provides antimicrobial defense amid COVID-19 outbreak - March 20, 2020

We’ve made our way into unprecedented times, as the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19 is spreading across the globe and impacting all facets of life. Sporting events and concerts are on hold, bars and restaurants are shutting down, and hospitals are overcrowded and overworked as we continue to grapple with this coronavirus on a worldwide scale…. Read more »

How Copper Is Made - September 26, 2016

How Copper Is Mined And Extracted Nothing illustrates the beauty and durability of copper more than the Statue of Liberty. Despite exposure to more than 130 years of gale-force sea winds, pounding rains and scorching sun, Lady Liberty’s copper skin has only grown more beautiful and remains largely intact. The Statue’s rich, green patina is… Read more »

Fascinating Copper Facts - June 27, 2016

Copper pops up everywhere! This surprising element appears in a cornucopia of modern products. Engineers and artists choose copper for a bundle of different uses. Its natural abilities make it an obvious choice for almost any purpose. Mankind first discovered smelting with copper. In many ways, the history of humanity progressed in tandem with our… Read more »

Copper In History - October 18, 2014

Copper in History, Its Use Throughout the Human Life Copper is believed to have originated from Cyprus, where Romans used to mine it from their rich copper mines. Its name (copper) originated from the Latin word Cuprum (CU). In ancient alchemy and mythology, copper was associated with protection of the goddess Venus and Aphrodite. This… Read more »

CopperSmith Products Maintenance And Care - October 2, 2014

Copper’s Natural Anti-Bacterial Properties Copper is one of the most durable and beautiful materials available for use as a kitchen or bathroom sink. The much sought after living finish will patina with age. CopperSmith has created several different styles of copper sinks. Our sinks are available in various sizes, styles, and finishes. These sinks are low… Read more »

Copper Kitchen Products - June 8, 2014

Copper Patina Most of us are familiar with the copper patina process. Over time, the copper gets a dazzling green look to it. That much we know is constant. The interesting thing is, we have found that many of our clients are not in agreement as to what the ideal copper patina is. Like art,… Read more »

Why Build With Copper? - May 22, 2014

Why build with Copper? Copper is suitable for use in a variety of industries because of its resistance to corrosion, workability, and visual appeal. Copper was the cornerstone of many ancient civilizations: for cookware, weapons, water pipes, and tools. Today, we utilize the natural properties of copper in architecture and modern living. The anti-microbial quality… Read more »