Copper

Bare bright ( Bright and shiny)

brightshinycopperCopper wire and cable that is clean, unalloyed and uncoated, no smaller in size than No. 16 gauge. Also, the copper can’t be burned and must be hand stripped. Copper pipe is not allowed.

Copper #1

copper1Unalloyed, clean and uncoated copper in the form of clippings, punchings,bus bar, and wire no thinner than 1/16 of an inch.Copper tubing that is clean is allowed but cannot have fittingsor solder on the ends, and no paint on any copper.

Copper #2

copper2Mixed, unalloyed copper scrap. Also copper that is free of bronzes and brasses, iron and non-metallic waste. Painted copper is allowed.

Light Copper

lightcopperscrapUnalloyed copper scrap that is made of sheeted copper. Items such as gutters, downspouts, flashing, boilers, and kettles are examples.

Insulated #1 Copper Wire

insulatedwire1Combined thick strands of copper wire that are insulated. Single strand of the wire group must be 14 gauge or heavier. If insulation were to be removed, it would look like Bare Bright Copper wire.

Insulated #2 Copper Wire

insulatedwire2Combined thick strands of copper wire that are insulated. Single strand of the wire group must be 14 gauge or heavier. If insulation were to be removed, it would look like Bare Bright Copper wire.