Re-Strip Copper Reinforcing Strip - 25 Feet

$9.95 USD
Item# 36825
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Product Features

  • Rigid ribbon like copper strip is perfect for reinforcing stained glass panels - for both copper foil and lead came methods
  • Re-Strip meassures 5/32" wide and 25' long


Product Description

Reinforce Your Stained Glass Project Like a Pro!
Re-Strip is a rigid ribbon like strip of 10 mm thick copper that is used between glass pieces as hidden structural reinforcement. To use, insert into lead came channel or solder between foiled panels. Recommended for windows, on lampshade edges, or in any fragile construction. Measures 5/32" wide by 10 mil thick by 25 ft. long.

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  •   Sturdy, best for thicker glass
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Pros : This will definitely strengthen a stained glass window.
Cons : It is wider than a lot of glass is thick, and so sticks up beyond the glass and makes it difficult to get a smooth solder line.
Other Thoughts : I used it when using copper foil; maybe it works more easily with lead came?
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