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What are conductors give 5 examples?

Last Updated: 16th June, 2020

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  • Conductors conduct electrical current very easily because of their free electrons.
  • Insulators oppose electrical current and make poor conductors.
  • Some common conductors are copper, aluminum, gold, and silver.
  • Some common insulators are glass, air, plastic, rubber, and wood.

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Correspondingly, what are 10 examples of conductors?

10 Electrical Conductors

  • Silver.
  • Gold.
  • Copper.
  • Aluminum.
  • Mercury.
  • Steel.
  • Iron.
  • Seawater.

Also, what are good conductors? Copper, Brass, Steel, Gold, and Aluminium are good conductors of electricity. We use them mostly in electric circuits and systems in the form of wires. Mercury is an excellent liquid conductor that finds use in many instruments.

Regarding this, what is conductor and example?

A conductor is any piece of material that easily allows heat or electricity to pass through it. A conductor allows electrons to flow freely across its surface. Examples of Conductors: 1. Copper wire is often used in electrical wire to conduct electricity.

How many types of conductors are there?

Following are four common types of overhead conductors used for overhead transmission and distribution to carry generated power from generating stations to the end users. Generally, all types of conductors are in stranded form in order to increase the flexibility.

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