Copper Tape Strip Pest Control Strip | 20mm x 25m Roll for Slug Repellent

£12.99

100 in stock (can be backordered)

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20mm x 25m Copper Tape Strip

Introducing The Crazy Wire Company’s Premium Copper Tape, expertly crafted to meet your diverse needs. Our 20mm x 25m roll is a testament to versatility and efficiency, perfect for both garden enthusiasts and technical experts. Whether you’re combating garden pests like slugs and snails or seeking reliable EMI/RFI shielding for your electronics, this copper tape is your go-to solution.

Made from high-quality copper, it offers durability, excellent conductivity, and an easy-to-use adhesive backing. Embrace the unparalleled performance of our copper tape for a range of applications, all while ensuring eco-friendly and safe usage.

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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

How Effective Is Copper Tape In Repelling Slugs And Snails?

Copper tape is highly effective in repelling slugs and snails, making it a popular choice for gardeners seeking an environmentally friendly and non-toxic method of pest control. The effectiveness of copper tape lies in the natural reaction that occurs when slugs and snails come into contact with it.

  1. Natural Deterrent: When slugs and snails come into contact with copper, their moist bodies experience a mild electric shock. Slugs and snails secrete mucus that reacts with copper to cause this sensation. These pests are deterred by this shock, which is not harmful.
  2. Chemical-Free Solution: Copper tape is chemical-free, unlike many slug and snail repellents. In addition to being safe to use in gardens where vegetables, fruits, and herbs are grown, it is also harmless to pets, wildlife, and beneficial insects.
  3. Long-Term Effectiveness: Copper tape remains effective as long as it is kept in good condition after it has been applied. Despite some maintenance, such as cleaning the tape to remove dirt or oxidation, it does not lose its repellent properties over time.
  4. Barrier Creation: Slugs and snails cannot cross copper tape when used as a barrier. It creates a physical barrier that is difficult for pests to cross around planters, tree trunks, and the edges of raised garden beds.
  5. Preventive Measure: It’s more of a preventive measure than a cure. Copper tape does not eliminate slugs or snails already in the garden, but it prevents more from entering the area.

Can Copper Tape Be Used For Electrical Conductivity Projects?

Copper tape can indeed be used for electrical conductivity projects. Its high conductivity makes it an ideal choice for a variety of electrical applications. This includes creating conductive pathways in low-voltage circuits, shielding against EMI/RFI, grounding, and even repairing or prototyping electronics. With its adhesive backing, the tape can be easily applied to a variety of surfaces, making it useful for both professional and amateur electrical projects. Due to its flexibility and ease of use, the tape is a valuable tool in the field of electronics due to its effective conductive properties.

What Surfaces Will The Copper Tape Adhere To?

Here are some common surfaces to which copper tape adheres effectively:

  1. Glass: Commonly used in window frames or greenhouses to create barriers against slugs and snails or for decorative purposes.
  2. Metal: Ideal for creating electrical connections or for shielding in various electronic projects.
  3. Plastic: Works well on various types of plastic surfaces, often used in DIY electronics or in gardening applications.
  4. Wood: Copper tape can be applied to wooden surfaces, making it suitable for garden beds, wooden planters, and other outdoor applications.
  5. Ceramics: It can adhere to ceramic pots or decorative pieces, especially useful in potted plants for pest control.
  6. Paper and Cardboard: In crafting and electrical circuit prototyping, copper tape can be used on paper and cardboard.
  7. Fabric: While not as common, it can adhere to certain types of fabric for innovative textile projects involving electronics.
  8. Stone and Concrete: With a strong adhesive, it can stick to stone and concrete surfaces, though the effectiveness might vary based on the texture and porosity of the material.

Can The Copper Tape Be Painted Or Covered?

Copper tape can be painted or covered, but it’s important to consider the type of paint or covering material used. If you plan to paint metal surfaces, use a product that adheres well to metal surfaces, such as acrylic paint. To ensure compatibility and desired appearance, test a small section first. Especially in electrical or slug repellent applications, ensure the covering does not interfere with the tape’s intended function. For proper adhesion, the adhesive side should remain exposed, and any covering on the conductive side should be applied with caution.

 


 

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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Contact our team today if you have any questions at all. We are always really keen to help in any way that we can.