Latest Copper Development Association Stories

2014-06-12 12:22:19

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coronaviruses are frequent in humans, causing illness of the upper and lower respiratory-tract systems, such as the common cold or pneumonia. While the majority of these viruses do not cause severe sickness, certain coronaviruses can be fatal, such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which resulted in over 775 deaths in China from 2002-2003. Now, a new coronavirus, known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), which has taken the...

2014-06-03 12:20:53

NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Taysir Nayfeh, of Cleveland State University, received the Copper Development Association (CDA) "Trailblazer in Copper Technology" award for his research in ultraconductive copper - a technology that could revolutionize how copper is used in applications ranging from aerospace in the medium term to residential wiring in the longer term. Nayfeh has led an International Copper Association (ICA)-sponsored initiative to better understand...

2014-04-30 12:24:21

In response to new legislation, the Copper Development Association offers a new resource for those working with lead-free copper alloys NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copper Development Association (CDA), a trade association representing the U.S. copper tube and fittings industry, today announces the launch of the latest video in its 'Do it Proper With Copper' series: Soldering of No-Lead Copper Alloy Fittings, Valves and Components. The educational video serves as a...

2014-01-24 08:21:59

Patient care research institute highlights Antimicrobial Copper in annual Hospital C-Suite Watch List NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. based non-profit health organization dedicated to researching the best approaches to patient care has listed Antimicrobial Copper as one of the top 10 technologies to watch in its 2014 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List. Copper earned this distinction from the ECRI Institute less than one year after a groundbreaking study found that copper kills...

2013-08-15 23:01:23

New smartphone and tablet app makes it easier to work with copper, both in the field and for DIY projects. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Ascend Integrated Media is proud to announce the launch of a new smartphone and tablet app designed to make it easier and quicker for plumbers, HVAC technicians and contractors working out in the field to obtain information about copper tube, piping and fitting as well as different joining methods and applications. Working with the Copper...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.