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We have a copper granulator that takes insulated

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We have a copper granulator that takes insulated copper-granulates it-and pulverizes the conduit off leaving us little pieces of unprotected copper. We're afraid that by letting it sit, before we sell it on the market, it will oxidize. They will be sitting around for 2 or 3 months. Can you tell us if they will in fact oxidize?
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Martin replied 6 months ago.

Hi. It should not oxidize significantly in that time. Especially if you control the humidity in the storage facility and you use plastic container (two different metal touching each other increase the oxidizing process). Keeping it in a cold (but dry) environment also will slow the process.

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