Is copper wire a conductor?

Answer Conductors are metals, which have a fairly low resistance. Insulators, such as glass or plastic, have a high resistance to current. Copper wire is a conductor that is commonly used in homes and bus... Read More »

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When installing a Y-shaped electric range plug and it has places for three wires and you have a black wire white wire and a bare copper wire so which wire goes where?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can ca... Read More »

What is the difference between copper and aluminium conductor?

Which metal is the best conductor of electricity: copper, silver or nickel?

Silver is the most conductive pure element, followed closely by copper. Both have an electrical resistivity of less than 20 nanometer-ohms at average temperatures. Nickel has a resistivity of about... Read More »

Should I Use a 4 or 6 Conductor Telephone Wire?

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