What is copper foil?
Copper foil is a relatively rare product, it was largely replaced by aluminium foil because of its better flexibility and heat resistance. But, nevertheless, copper foil has many applications throughout the home and in industry as well.
How is Copper used?
Copper foil is ideal in creating stained glass art, it is used to join the glass pieces together.
The lightweight foil is cut into strips and is placed between the two pieces of glass. The glass edges are wrapped with copper tape and soldered together to bond the two pieces of glass together. Since Copper Foil is so great at holding glass together, it is frequently also used to fix glass, when windows are damaged or broken. Finally, copper foil is also sometimes used in the household to preserve non food products and chemicals.