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What type of electrical wiring is best for conducting electrical current without losing most of the electricity being transport? For an example a copper wire transport electricity into homes. Not only would this wire have to have low reactivity, it would also have to with stand extreme tempera- tures and this element would also have to be cost effective and could this type of wire be created by creating alloys.



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Copper is the best and cheapest conductor of electricity that I know of. I do not believe that it is all that reactive and has one of the lowest electrical conductivities of the pure metals. Why should it have to withstand high temperatures? Are you thinking of a household or general purpose application? or some other more specialized application?

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