O cobre está presente onde quer que olhemos e constitui uma parte fundamental de tudo o que nos rodeia. Suas propriedades tornam o material ideal para o desenvolvimento de três áreas fundamentais para a vida humana: energia sustentável, tecnologia, saúde e meio ambiente.
According to Martec’s research, by 2020, nearly 95% of automotive wire harnesses will remain copper.
Projection plan show the potential for around 16% growth in copper demand.
The data shows the rate of growth in demand in the Asia region and the growing dominance of wire and cable across the globe.
Copper will play a critical role in three key areas: energy storage, charging infrastructure and the production of electric vehicles.
Copper’s natural engineering properties, give it a dominant role in this $140 billion industry.
Miniaturization is a key driver of innovation in consumer electronics, leading to new sources of copper demand.
Regulatory issues are set to play a much more important role in copper’s end uses.
Substitution is trending in a favorable direction for copper with a decline in losses over five consecutive years and greater increases in substitution gains.
Focused on material demand and use, the trends database serves as a record of news and trends impacting copper applications.
Copper is essential for pushing the boundaries of innovation in cutting-edge fields, including nanoparticles, wearable technologies and space exploration.