Copper Strip Pest Control Tape | 30mm x 25m Roll for Slug Repellent

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30mm x 25m Copper Strip

Discover the multifaceted benefits of The Crazy Wire Company’s top-quality copper strip, expertly crafted to provide an eco-friendly solution for deterring slugs in your garden. This specially designed adhesive copper tape is a gardening essential for keeping slugs and snails at bay. The natural electrical charge of the copper delivers a mild shock to these pests, effectively preventing them from crossing over the tape and damaging your plants. It’s a gentle yet effective way to protect your greenery without resorting to harsh chemicals.

The Crazy Wire Company’s copper strip is not just for gardeners. Its strong adhesive backing adheres to nearly any clean surface, making it incredibly versatile. The tape is robust and durable, yet can be torn by hand for easy application, and it leaves no sticky residue upon removal. This feature is particularly useful in electronics, where the copper tape plays a crucial role in reducing electrical interference, ensuring optimal performance.

Our copper strip outperforms traditional solutions like graphite and aluminium tape, offering superior EMI/RFI shielding. It’s perfect for a range of applications, including flexible flat conductors, printed circuit boards, and more. The high-tensile copper foil is not only highly malleable for easy handling but also excellent for soldering, offering a blend of durability and flexibility.

Choose The Crazy Wire Company’s copper strip for a high-quality, environmentally friendly, and versatile solution for both your gardening and electronic needs.

Other Available Copper Options

Why Use The Crazy Wire Company

  1. Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always  offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
  2. Selection: We offer a wide variety of wire products and sizes to meet the diverse needs of our customers. We have more than 600 products available through our site and counting. 
  3. Price: We always offer the best value possible. Our wires are available as part of our major weaving processes, so it is bought at the best possible rate. 
  4. Availability: Our products are kept in house and are ready to ship immediately. 
  5. Customer service: Our experienced staff help our customers feel confident in their purchases and provide assistance when required. 

What Else Is Available?

We do not only offer copper round wire. We also have a huge range of KA1 and stainless steel round wire in stock at all times.

Ribbon wire and flat wire are stocked for immediate dispatch too.

 


FAQs About Copper Wire

Is The Copper Strip Resistant To Weather Conditions?

Copper Strip from The Crazy Wire Company is designed to withstand various weather conditions. Designed from high-quality copper, this strip is naturally resistant to rain, humidity, and temperature fluctuations. The natural properties of copper prevent the strip from corroding easily, maintaining its effectiveness over time.

Copper strips that are used outdoors for slug and snail repellent are resistant to moisture and sunlight. As well as its adhesive backing, the strip stays in place in a variety of

environmental conditions.

The copper strip, however, may show signs of wear after prolonged exposure to harsh weather conditions. Periodically check the strip and replace it if necessary to maximize its lifespan and effectiveness. For gardeners and those needing a weather-resistant conductive material for various projects, The Crazy Wire Company’s Copper Strip offers a durable and reliable solution.

How Does The Copper Strip Repel Slugs?

The copper strip repels slugs through a mechanism that involves a mild electrical reaction, which is harmless to the slugs but effective in deterring them. Here’s how it works:

  1. Natural Reaction with Slug’s Mucus: Slugs and snails have a moist, mucus-covered body. When they come into contact with copper, a reaction occurs between their mucus and the copper material.
  2. Mild Electrical Charge: This reaction generates a mild electrical charge, which is perceived as uncomfortable by the slugs and snails. It’s important to note that this charge is very slight and not harmful to them, but it is enough to discourage these pests from crossing over the strip.
  3. Psychological Barrier: Over time, slugs learn to recognize copper as an unpleasant barrier. This creates a psychological deterrent, further enhancing the effectiveness of the copper strip as a repellent.
  4. Long-lasting Deterrent: The copper strip continues to be effective as long as it remains in place and is not overly tarnished. Tarnishing can reduce the effectiveness of the electrical reaction, so some maintenance, like occasional cleaning, might be required to keep the strip functioning optimally.

Can The Copper Strip Be Cut To Different Sizes?

Absolutely, The Crazy Wire Company’s Copper Strip can be cut to various sizes, accommodating a wide range of uses and applications. The strip’s flexibility makes it highly versatile for both home gardeners and professionals.

Using the strip in the garden, for instance, to deter slugs and snails, you can cut it to fit around planters, garden beds, or along plant stems. In this way, the material can be used effectively and efficiently, ensuring that no area is left uncovered.

Electrical projects also benefit from the ability to cut the strip to size. It is beneficial to be able to trim copper strips to the required dimensions for circuit paths, EMI/RFI shielding, and any other conductive application.

While copper is durable and effective, it is soft enough to be cut with household scissors or a utility knife. Since no special tools are required, even casual DIY enthusiasts can do it. Handle the cut edges with care, as they can be sharp.

Is The Adhesive On The Copper Strip Strong?

Yes, the adhesive on The Crazy Wire Company’s Copper Strip is formulated to be strong and reliable. It’s designed to ensure that the strip stays securely in place for a variety of applications, whether in gardening, electronics, or other projects. Here are some key aspects of the adhesive quality:

  1. Durability: The adhesive is durable, meaning it can withstand various environmental factors. It is particularly important for outdoor applications, such as gardens, where the strip needs to remain in place regardless of the weather.
  2. Surface Compatibility: The adhesive adheres well to a variety of surfaces, including planters, wood, metal, and plastic. It can be used for a variety of purposes, such as repelling slugs in the garden or providing electrical shielding for electronic components.
  3. Longevity: Despite its strength, the adhesive is also designed to last for a long time. Due to its stickiness, the copper strip does not easily peel away or detach from the surface.
  4. Ease of Use: In spite of its strength, the copper strip is easy to apply and can be adjusted or repositioned as needed. The user-friendly aspect makes it accessible to both professionals and DIYers.
  5. Residue-Free Removal: Whenever the strip needs to be removed or replaced, the adhesive is designed to remove without leaving a significant residue, maintaining the integrity of the surface.

 


 

Check out our blog ‘what you need to know about: pure copper wire’  for more information on copper wire in general. Our goal for our blogs and help guides is to answer as many questions as possible to help to explain the possibilities of mesh to our customers. 

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