Heat, not Electric Conductor
Name: Kai J.
Date: January 2004
Are there any materials in the world that can conduct heat but cannot conduct
I will take a stab at this one. Since I DO NOT know what your exact application is I do not know
how helpful this will be. But DOW CORNING makes a good thermal grease which is primary function is
to conduct heat away from electrical parts. However, I do believe is electrical conductivity is
very poor. I hope this information will help you in whatever application you are working on.
All substances conduct heat to a greater or lesser extent, since heat is the result of the vibrations
of atoms and molecules in a more or less random fashion. The conduction of electricity (in simplest
terms) is the motion of free electrons along the conductor.
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