We're the Copper Development Association, your best source for information and assistance on all aspects of copper and copper-alloy plumbing tube, pipe and fittings. To get started, select a topic from the items listed below.
  • Overview: Description of products, processes and methods used in manufacturing and installing copper tube and fittings.

  • Copper Tube Sizing CalculatorThis copper tube sizing instruction booklet and calculator have been prepared for the use of journeymen, plumbing and heating contractors, engineers, and others involved in the design or installation of fire-sprinkler, plumbing, or solar heating systems.
  • Resources & Tools: Valuable information resources and tools for consumers, home builders, plumbers, and contractors and engineers.

  • Key Copper Benefits: A listing of selected key benefits offered by copper tube and fittings.

  • Installing Copper Piping Systems: Technical information on installing copper tube, pipe and fittings for various applications.

  • TechCorner: Selection of white papers and answers to technical questions of interest to plumbers, installers, contractors and engineers.

  • Technical References: Selection of technical publications and reference materials.

  • Commercial Tube: Information on the specification, use, and advantages of using copper mechanical tube.

  • Water Service Lines: Information on our nation's drinking water infrastructure, Flint water crisis, why nearly 80% of water utilities choose copper and installation best practices and resources.

  • Project Managers & Piping Applications Specialists: Contact information for project managers and piping applications specialists who can help answer questions.

  • Applications: Listing and brief descriptions of widely accepted copper system applications.

  • Contact Us: Send us an inquiry or question that is not answered elsewhere.