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Copper Cloth

Post: #59678 Nikki
Fri Jun 01, 2007 12:10 pm

Hi all,

Was thinking about cleaning products. I make my own using baking powder and such, but just came across a copper cleaning cloth on the 'Net. I was thinking that I would prefer such a product, even to my homemade eco-friendly cleaning ones, because it means less stuff to buy (that was manufactured).

I found one that is 100% recyclable.

Anyone use one of these? How effective are they, do they really not scratch stainless steel, etc?

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Post: #59713 Shirley
Fri Jun 01, 2007 1:10 pm

I haven't heard of these - do you have a link??
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Post: #59769 the.fee.fairy
Fri Jun 01, 2007 3:29 pm

Do they work in the same way as the silver ones?
I've got a silver cloth that i've had for years. Its microfibre and impregnated with something. They don't say what. (they might do now, after the legislation). It's lasted well and does a fair job. It better than brasso or stuff like that because it doesn't smell and cover your hands in stuff.

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Post: #59888 Nikki
Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:44 am

Fourth item down:
http://www.spiritofnature.co.uk/acatalog/kitchen.html

Can't find them elsewhere.
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Post: #59922 the.fee.fairy
Sat Jun 02, 2007 2:19 pm

aaah, cloths made of copper!

nope, never tried them...

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Post: #59933 Shirley
Sat Jun 02, 2007 3:43 pm

I'd like to give one a try! I use e-cloths at the moment and I do like them.
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Post: #60016 ohareward
Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:11 am

We used to be able to buy something similar, but they were made of wirewool, brass or stainless steel. They were more of a pad than a flat cloth. The brass ones were never popular as they left brass marks on what ever you were cleaning. The wirewool ones were also impregnated with a type of soap to make it easier, but they went rusty after a time. Stainless were the best. In the army we had cloths that we used to clean our brass that had the cleaning agent in it.

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Post: #60077 Nikki
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:12 pm

These don't seem to be impregnated with any detergent, which is another thing that attracts me to them.

I remember wire wool pads with soap in them from my childhood.
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Post: #60434 pskipper
Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:18 pm

You could always use Loofahs which won't scratch non-stick. I bought some seeds this year but they didn't germinate :(

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Post: #60436 Shirley
Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:26 pm

good point about the loofahs - I bought one and it worked quite well... found some seeds inside too but dunno where they disappeared to.
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Post: #60459 Nikki
Tue Jun 05, 2007 5:10 pm

pskipper wrote:You could always use Loofahs which won't scratch non-stick. I bought some seeds this year but they didn't germinate :(


A whole different product to research! :shock: Right now just wondering about copper cloths.
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Post: #61208 possum
Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:59 am

ohareward wrote:We used to be able to buy something similar, but they were made of wirewool, brass or stainless steel. They were more of a pad than a flat cloth.

brillo pads!
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Post: #61209 possum
Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:59 am

Nikki wrote:
pskipper wrote:You could always use Loofahs which won't scratch non-stick. I bought some seeds this year but they didn't germinate :(


A whole different product to research! :shock: Right now just wondering about copper cloths.

I tried growing one once, didn't work either. I might give it another go though, different climate and all that.
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Post: #61222 pskipper
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:24 am

I tried growing one once, didn't work either. I might give it another go though, different climate and all that.


Quite excited, one of them germinated :) Will just have to see whether it grows/survives!


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