What substances make good conductors of electricity?


A good conductor of electricity is a substance that allows electric current to flow through it with little resistance. Most metals are good conductors of electricity but copper are by far the best. In addition, copper is also not as expensive as other metals, and is used in almost all electric installations.
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Conductors are materials that pass electrical current easily, that is, with low resistance. Insulators are materials that do not pass electrical current easily, that is, they have
Electric conductors are materials with movable electrically charged particles, referred to as "electrons" in metals. When an electric charge is applied to a metal at certain
A medium through which an electric current will flow. Metals are
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Conductors of electricity are mostly metals that contain copper or any other material that is a good conductor of electricity. Some of them include silver, gold and aluminum. Copper is however the most common material that is known to be a very good conductor of electricity.
A conductor of electricity is a substance that contains free electrical charges. These movable charged particles include electrolytes, electrons and protons among others. Those materials that don't conduct electricity are known as insulators.
The conductors of electricity are usually metal-based materials. Some of the metallic conductor are copper, silver, gold, and aluminum. The conductor which is abundant on Earth's surface is the water.
The conductors of electricity are typical metals, since all metals can conduct electricity. For most household wiring and industrial wiring, since it has a very high conductivity and is relatively reasonable in cost. Silver has the highest conductivity but is too expensive to use.
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