where can i find pure copper and zinc strips?

I need several strips of copper and zinc for a science project but its frustratingly hard to find zinc anywhere in the Seattle area. I have already tried the local electronics store and plumbing store. Can you guys suggest anything not outrageously expensive and within an hour driving distance?

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grayhairguy5 months ago

www.mcmaster.com McMaster-Carr is an industrial supply firm. They have many things including copper and zinc sheets. Relatively inexpensive and fast delivery

You can alo us soda or colddrink can as a zinc strip

Soda cans are made of aluminum.

BrookB71 year ago

try any hardware store that sells swamp cooler supplies can buy zink anodes for fairly cheap used to prevent rust in water basin part of cooler

Yonatan241 year ago

You can find copper strips in snail repellant tape

VincentW301 year ago

Well, I saw such similar questions in many times,I got many kinds of metal strips from ZR INDUSTRIAL LTD, cheaper and quality is ok for my application(PS: the materials I bought is 30-50um thick of Tantalum, Titanium, Niobium, Magnesium, Zinc , Tin, Vanadium), I had a cash discount code , but I am not sure if it could be for anyone else. You may contact the sales person info@zrindustrial.com, its website is www.zrindustrial.com.Good Luck!

DavidN713 years ago

US pennies made after 1982 are copper plated / 97.5% zinc inside. All you have to do is sand off the thin copper coating. It's legal as long as you don't try to use them again as money.

you can get zinc from the cover of a dry cell

you can get zinc from the cover of a dry cell

you can get zinc from the cover of a dry cell

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