About Metra Metals
With over 30 years of trading Metra are the UK’s leading distributor of hard metals for the roofing and cladding industry. They specialise in Zinc, Copper, and Stainless Steel, servicing contractors, builders, and merchants, throughout the UK. Metals are supplied in both sheet and coil form in various sizes and finishes. Their range includes:
Aurubis’s ‘Nordic’ range encompasses the whole spectrum of copper finishes. From the recognised red hue of natural copper through to the patinated green of aged copper seen on buildings throughout the world. There are also other finishes such as brass, gold, and blue, to allow the architect a wider choice for specification.
Natural copper in differing tempers which will eventually patinate to a brown finish and will then gradually turn green after exposure to the elements.
The second stage of the patination process is accelerated by oxidising the surface of the copper to give a brown colour.
Finally by replicating the natural process, the final green colour is obtained so that a building can take on the ‘aged look’ immediately. This product is available in coil form so is ideally suited to long strip application methods.