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Copper Piping

Last updated: December 31, 2018

What Does Copper Piping Mean?

Copper piping is a tube-like material made from copper, a red-brown metal with the chemical symbol Cu and atomic number 29. It is used to convey water, gas, oil or other fluid from one location to another.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Copper Piping

Copper piping is prone to erosion corrosion especially when used to convey water. It is also prone to other types of corrosion such as pitting corrosion due to the reaction of water ions with copper ions.

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