Copper is a medium strength, non-magnetic metal. Copper has good corrosive resistance, can be used for a wide range of applications and is easy to form into shapes. When used outdoors Copper acquires a greenish patina, which protects the metal from further corrosion. Copper has natural antibacterial properties and copper sheet metal can be used in kitchens as work surfaces, splash backs, trims, push plates and kick plates for example. Also good for roofing and architectural features.