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I joined this community, because I fel no one has answered the question. There's a few answers about "diamond being more conductive than copper" and "copper is slightly toxic, but so are other metals" which I found un-helpful. More people criticizing the asker than answering the intent of the question. Answer: Copper is Expensive ...


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Copper has another undesirable property: it's an excellent electrical conductor and also has a quite high standard electrode potential, which means it will happily create electrochemical cells when in contact with other metals. This usually happens when you put different utensils together in a dish washer: metals which normally don't oxydize, such as ...


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Both manufacturers would probably say no, because of liability worries (e.g if the threads seemed compatible but you didn't get a good seal, leaked fuel, and started a fire - they think of worst case scenarios). The threads on many fuel bottles are the same, and in that case it should be compatible if both are (i) designed to be pressurised and (ii) have ...


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Drinking water and eating food from copper utensils is considered safe, although copper can keep meals warm for an extended period. Cooking salty foods in copper vessels, on the other hand, is not recommended because the iodin in salt quickly reacts with copper, releasing more copper particles. As a result, you must exercise caution when cooking with such ...


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Copper cookware IS used for cooking (at least, in the mediterranean culture I am native to). For people familiar with this, it is considered obvious that: It is not lightweight at any rate. The copper is both denser than the steel and less rigid, so the same container must be made from thicker metal sheet. It HAS to be tin-coated. Tin coating is not very ...


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In the question, you have stated several false and-or dubious claims: Copper is lightweight Copper is more dense ("heavier") than all of the three listed alternatives; it has density of 8.9 g/cm3, which is higher than aluminum (2.7 g/cm3), steel (7.7 to 8.1 g/cm3) and titanium (4.5 g/cm3). Copper is the best heat conducter [sic] you can get ...


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Copper is about the same density as stainless. It is relatively toxic so is always coated for cooking. Copper and copper compounds are used for sea water boat hulls because it kills or repels barnacles, etc. The traditional pewter/tin coating on copper cookware can fairly easily be melted on an open fire leaving some bare copper. Stainless clad copper is ...


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