Copper Powder



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Molecular Weight 63.55
Appearance Reddish Metal
Melting Point 1085 °C
Boiling Point 2562 °C
Density 8.96 g/cm3
Thermal Conductivity 401 W ·m-1 ·K-1
Electronegativity 1.90 Paulings
Specific Heat 0.39 kJ/kg K
Heat of Vaporization 300.4 kJ ·mol-1
Heat of Fusion 13.26 kJ ·mol-1

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H228-H400
Hazard Codes F
Risk Codes 11
Safety Statements 16
RTECS Number GL5325000
Transport Information UN 3089 4.1/PG 2
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A


Ultra High Purity Metal PowdersAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Copper Powder with the smallest possible average grain sizes for use in preparation of pressed and bonded sputtering targets and in Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Powders are also useful in any application where high surface areas are desired such as water treatment and in fuel cell and solar applications. Nanoparticles also produce very high surface areas. Our standard Powder particle sizes average in the range of - 325 mesh, - 100 mesh, 10-50 microns and submicron (< 1 micron). We can also provide many materials in the nanoscale range.American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. We also produce Copper as rod, ingot, pieces, pellets, disc, granules, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.



Chemical Identifiers

Formula Cu
CAS 7440-50-8
Pubchem CID 23978
MDL MFCD00010965
EC No. 231-159-6
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Cu

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Copper products. Copper Bohr Model Copper (atomic symbol: Cu, atomic number: 29) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 63.546. The number of electrons in each of copper's shells is 2, 8, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s1. The copper atom has a radius of 128 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 186 pm. Copper was first discovered by Early Man prior to 9000 BC. In its elemental form, copper has a red-orange metallic luster appearance. Of all pure metals, only silver Elemental Copperhas a higher electrical conductivity.The origin of the word copper comes from the Latin word 'cuprium' which translates as "metal of Cyprus." Cyprus, a Mediterranean island, was known as an ancient source of mined copper.