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Copper-clad steel

Dec 14, 2016

Copper-clad steel (CCS), also known as copper-covered steel or the trademarked name Copperweld is a bi-metallic product, mainly used in the wire industry that combines the high mechanical resistance of steel with the conductivity and resistance to corrosion ofcopper.

It is mainly used for grounding purposes, line tracing to locate underground utilities, drop wire of telephone cables,and innerconductor of coaxial cables, including thin hookup cables like RG174, and CATV cable.