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Copper tape has countless applications in electronics from creating low-profile traces for electrical components to RF-shielding and antenna-making. Copper tape is even used to join things together using solder, like the stained glass on Tiffany lamps.
This copper tape is adhesive-backed, 5mm wide and comes in rolls of 50 feet.
Thickness: 3 mil
This raw copper is not coated and can build up a layer of verdigris over time unless it is sealed.
The 5mm copper tape is a great option for making paper circuit traces. It's a better option compared to using the 2" copper tape. Here's an example from the Light Up Valentine Cards tutorial:
The adhesive on this copper tape is not conductive. We carry this product in a version that does have conductive adhesive. For that, check out PRT-13827.
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I like that it has the adhesive on one side, what a pain to try to glue down if it didn't. Using it was easy and made the project go together much faster. I will be doing cards with middle school students and this will make building the cards so much easier.
Good for heat transfer from chips, good for running power and soldering to (a little tricky to solder on to, as there's adhesive on one side, but once you wet it, no problems). Also great for isolating rf noise in bare cables, a bit of this stuff, and an unshielded wire gets shielded great, especially when soldered to a ground plane. It's a specialty item, but sometimes it's really useful