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Copper Comparison Chart

 Light 36 Gauge 5Mil (.005 inches thick)Heavy 24 Gauge Standard 16 oz Copper
Size
Available in a 3 foot width with various lengths.
Available in a 3 and 4 foot width with various lengths.
Weight

One 3' x 4' copper sheet has a weight of almost 3 lbs.
One 3' x 4' copper sheet has a weight of 12 lbs.
Price
$11.24 sq. ft.
$28.79 sq. ft.
Installation

-Can by cut with scissors or a utility knife.
-Adheres to almost any surface with Contact Cement.
-Can by cut with hand shears.
-Adheres to almost any surface with Contact Cement or Liquid Nails.


The chart below lists the most common projects that use our Color Copper, as well as our recommendations on whether to use Light or Heavy copper.

A checkmark indicates our approval of that copper type for that kind of project.

If you are unsure of which copper to use for your application, please contact us today. Experts are available to assist you.


 Light 36 Gauge 5Mil (.005 inches thick)Heavy 24 Gauge Standard 16 oz Copper
Kitchen Backsplash  
Check
-Can be applied directly to the wall with liquid nails.
1 to 2 coats of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.

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Countertops  Check
-Requires 1 coat of lacquer followed by an epoxy coating.
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Check
-Extremely Durable, Premium Countertop
Requires just 2 coats of lacquer.

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Range Hoods
Check
-Must be applied directly to MDF, Wood Substrate,
or any type of framed hood.
1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
Check
Bar Tops  Check
-Requires 1 coat of lacquer as a base-coat followed by an epoxy coating!
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Check
-Requires 2 coats of lacquer!
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Tabletops Check
-Requires 1 coat of lacquer as a base-coat followed by an epoxy coating!
-Indoor use only.
Check
-Requires 2 coats of lacquer!
-Good for outdoors.
Cabinetry  Check

1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
Check

1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
Furniture Check

1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
 
Ceiling Tiles 
 
Check
-Can be applied directly to the ceiling with liquid nails.
1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
Entryway & Door Panels   Check
Fireplace Mantles
 
Check

1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
Signs  
Check
1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
Walls, Ceiling & Wall Cladding   Check

-Can be applied directly to the wall with liquid nails.
1 coat of lacquer is recommended for long lasting protection.
Artwork Check Check
Menu Covers Check Check
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