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Where can I buy a sheet of copper ??

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Found 19th Apr 2010
Daughter needs a sheet of copper to manufacture a container for a Uni project she's doing - but having tried everywhere we can think of (from plumbers, builders, scrap yards to craft shops etc) we have discovered that no-one seems to stock the blasted stuff :-(. Does anyone have any ideas please, as the project is due in next week, and the only other solution of fleabay may mean it doesnt turn up in time and may not be suitable when it does) ?

It doesnt need to be a new piece - secondhand sheets would be just as good as will be thumped hard with a blunt instrument :-) (to mould it of course lol !)

Swansea area or North Wales preferable - or anywhere else that I could persuade to post very quickly :-) !! Thanks :-)
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a scrap yard that has a house water tank for scrap

have to cut it yourself
Whats the uni project ?
Ring a sheet metal fabricator - look in the yellow pages.
not difficult to find all depends what dimensions you need.....bearing in mind copper isnt a cheap metal

search metal offcuts....even ebay have them
Penny Saver;8401534

Ring a sheet metal fabricator - look in the yellow pages.



Tried local ones who have all said they dont have sheet copper :-(

The Fox;8401537

]http://www.yell.com/s/steel+stockholders-swansea.html



Um .... need copper not steel (or am I missing something ?)

ryman1000;8401444

Whats the uni project ?



She has to recreate an ancient technology ... using appropriate materials ie stuff that was around in ancient times so no aluminium, plastic etc :-(

jubbyme;8401433

a scrap yard that has a house water tank for scraphave to cut it yourself



Tried ..... no-one seems to have anything available :-(

casparwhite;8401543

not difficult to find all depends what dimensions you need.....bearing … not difficult to find all depends what dimensions you need.....bearing in mind copper isnt a cheap metalsearch metal offcuts....even ebay have them



Where ??? Please let me know :-) ! There are some on ebay and have emailed them asking if they can post quickly and am waiting for replies :-)

She needs a sheet about a metre square or so .... I think :-) !

Thanks for all your replies so far .... rep will be given :-) ! Any more help gratefully received :thumbsup:
the links i supplied can help you
Alfonse;8401568

http://www.elitemodelsonline.co.uk/Products/Tools-and-Materials/Building-Materials/K-and-S-Metals/Sheet-Metal/6082-/259-025-COPPER-SHEET-METAL?utm_source=googleproducthttp://www.chronos.ltd.uk/cgi-local/ss000001.pl?RANDOM=NETQUOTEVAR%3ARANDOM&PAGE=SEARCH&SS=sheet+copper&TB=A&GB=A&ACTION=Searchhttp://www.technologysupplies.co.uk/acatalog/Copper_Sheet.html:roll:



Thank you :thumbsup: You are my new hero lol - how do you find these things - I googled for ages :oops: Much appreciated - rep will be left :-D
Googled copper sheet and this is the first link
]http//me…uk/:thumbsup:
if you followed the link number 2 was :-
Express Metals Services LtdSteel Stockholders
Tel: 01792 797930| Unit 1, Mona Close, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA6 8RR
Stainless SteelMild & Galvanised SteelSheet MaterialsSquare, Round, Angle BarRSJ & Hollow SectionCopper, Brass, Aluminium Etc
baldybrock;8401946

Googled copper sheet and this is the first … Googled copper sheet and this is the first link]http://metaloffcuts.co.uk/:thumbsup:



The Fox;8401952

if you followed the link number 2 was :-Express Metals Services LtdSteel … if you followed the link number 2 was :-Express Metals Services LtdSteel StockholdersTel: 01792 797930| Unit 1, Mona Close, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA6 8RRStainless SteelMild & Galvanised SteelSheet MaterialsSquare, Round, Angle BarRSJ & Hollow SectionCopper, Brass, Aluminium Etc



Thank you both - think I must have been doing something wrong lol as everywhere I looked ended up either being in US or only selling pipes and not sheets :oops: - thanks for the effort in looking for me :thumbsup: rep given. How teenagers stress us (me !!) out lol !!! :whistling:

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