Is copper wire an element or compound?

Answer Copper wire itself isn't an element; that would simply be copper. However, some types of copper wire consist only of copper (not counting insulation). According to MIT, others are copper but coated... Read More »

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Is copper wire a compound?

Copper wire used in electrical applications is almost always made from pure copper and is not a compound. Trace amounts of other elements may be present. Alloys of copper are used for special purpo... Read More »

Is copper wire an element?

Copper wire contains the element copper. Unalloyed copper is about 99.9 percent pure, contains minuscule impurities and is very soft. Copper alloys, such as cadmium copper, contains 98 to 99 percen... Read More »

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 »

I need to extend a 14 gauge, 600 volt stranded copper wire. Can I use solid wire?

yes you can use solid sure to get your wire nuts tight