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Insulated Copper – Westron

Available Sizes
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.60mm & 1/2x0.70mm 7.5M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 1/2x0.71mm 3M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 1/2x0.71mm 4M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 1/2x0.71mm 5M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 1/2x0.71mm 7M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 3/8x0.81mm 3M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 3/8x0.81mm 4M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 3/8x0.81mm 5M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 5/8X0.71mm 3M
Copper Insulated 1/4X0.61mm & 5/8X0.71mm 5M
Copper Insulated 1/4x0.61mm & 5/8X0.71mm 7M
Copper Insulated 3/8X0.61mm & 5/8x0.71mm 3M
Copper Insulated 3/8X0.61mm & 5/8X0.71mm 5M
Copper Insulated 3/8X0.61mm & 5/8x0.71mm 7M
Copper Insulated 3/8x0.70mm & 5/8x0.70mm 7.5M
Copper Insulated 3/8X0.81mm & 3/4 1.14mm 5M
Copper Insulated 3/8X0.81mm & 3/4 1.14mm 7M

Insulated copper

What Is Insulated Copper?

Insulated copper wire is a type of copper wire that may insulate electric current. It’s used to make transformers, inductors, motors, speakers, hard disk head actuators, and electromagnets, among other things.

When looking for copper wire, one factor to consider is the purity rating, as most vendors modify electrical wire scrap costs based on copper purity. The highest performance comes from wires with a 99.99 percent rating.

Another important factor is tensile strength. For industries including national defense, construction, manufacturing, light industry, and electrical appliances, high tensile insulated copper wire scrap is the recommended choice.

Copper wire scrap may be recycled and reused, which is a major benefit of purchasing it. This is due to the fact that copper scrap is a vital raw material for all sectors. The insulated copper wire scrap is delivered in wooden containers with an inner plastic layer to keep wet and dust out. Steel strips fixed outside brace orders as well.

In the HVAC industry, what type of copper should be used?

Water lines, commercial refrigeration, and HVAC all employ hardened copper tubing. Grooved, compression, crimped, or sweat connectors are used to link this type of tubing.

The need for insulated copper in the HVAC system

When copper is heated, it reacts with oxygen to form CuO at low temperatures and Cu2O at high temperatures. Pure copper has the second-highest electrical conductivity after silver, making it ideal for use in the electrical industry.

Copper is the base metal for many key alloys (such as brass, bronze, and aluminum bronze) and has long been regarded as one of the coinage metals, alongside silver and gold, but is the least valuable due to its widespread use. It is considered to have been mined for about 5000 years and is one of the first metals ever exploited by man. An insulating sheath surrounds a single or multiple flexible metals or alloy strands.

Fabricators have successfully lowered the diameter of condenser and evaporator pipes and coils by employing copper pipes in HVAC systems, using less material with more efficiency. Smaller copper pipes also imply that air conditioners use less refrigerant.

Why is it necessary to insulate some refrigerant lines?

Condensation may happen if the low-pressure refrigerant line is not properly insulated. Condensation will form in the low-pressure refrigerant line, causing moisture damage. The low-pressure refrigerant should be insulated to prevent condensation.

Furthermore, any heat that enters the refrigerant contributes to the superheat, lowering system efficiency. Suction lines should be insulated with vapor-proof insulation for these reasons. Many construction codes impose this condition.