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Copper Cathodes

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is one of the world's leading producers of copper cathode, which is the raw material input to the production of continuous cast copper rod for the wire and cable industry. Cathodes are also used to produce high quality copper tube, brass and other extruded copper products. FCX operates two electrolytic refineries (ER) and twelve electrowon (EW) tankhouse facilities in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Africa. These operations produce copper cathodes that meet the ASTM B 115 chemical specification for high grade copper. FCX produces 11 brands that are registered as good delivery with the New York Commodity Exchange (COMEX). In addition, seven of these brands are also registered as good delivery with the London Metal Exchange (LME), and four brands are registered on the Shanghai Metal Exchange (SHFE).

Brands

ABRA (Chile) COMEX/LME/SHFE
BCCC (New Mexico) COMEX
CBCC (Arizona) COMEX/LME
CTB (Arizona) COMEX/LME
FMS (Spain) COMEX/LME/SHFE
P*D (Texas) COMEX/LME/SHFE
PD*GO (Arizona) COMEX
PDMI (Arizona) COMEX
PDSS (Arizona) COMEX/LME
SMCV (Peru) COMEX/LME/SHFE
Santa Rita (New Mexico) COMEX
TFM (Democratic Republic of Congo) Startup March 2009

Size

Weight ranges from 100 pounds to 350 pounds per sheet
Thickness ranges from 1/4" to 3/4"

Packaging

Bundle size range from 4,000 pounds to 6,500 pounds

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