What is copper foil?

Answer Copper foil is very thin, foil-like, sheet copper used in stained-glass arts. Originally developed by Tiffany, copper foiling "involves wrapping the pieces of glass with copper foil and soldering t... Read More »

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How to Use Copper Foil to Make Jewelry?

Copper foil is a material that has traditionally been used by stained-glass artists. It is a narrow tape with an adhesive substance on one side and a thin, pliable layer of copper on the other. Whe... Read More »

Is copper foil as strong as lead?

Copper foil and lead came are two common materials for glass art. Lead is the more traditional material, but copper foil is stronger than lead and easier to work with, so it's better for beginners.... Read More »

How thick is 10mil in sheet copper I need to relate it to something I can understand like aluminum foil?

1 mil is 0.001 inches. So 10mil is 0.01 inches thick. I believe aluminum foil is about 0.5mil, so 10mil is approximately as thick as 20sheets of aluminum foil.

Copper vs aluminum vs aluminum foil?

Copper has higher thermal conductivity, therefore, it's ideal for that purpose. If you want to dissipate heat, you would need high amount of surface area of copper (like lots of fins).Wiztek, that ... Read More »