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name some bad conductors of heat

Asked by ejaza4...(student), on 25/8/11

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 The following substances are bad conductors of heat:
1. Water
2. Plastic
3. Rubber
4. Glass
5. Lead
6. Wood
7. Diamonds
8. Gases like hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen
9. Non-metals like phosphorous, sulphur, mica
10. Some alloys like nichrome, tungsten, etc.

Posted by Arun Joy(student), on 25/8/11

The following substances are bad conductors of heat:
1. Water
2. Plastic
3. Rubber
4. Glass
5. Lead
6. Wood
7. Diamonds
8. Gases like hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen
9. Non-metals like phosphorous, sulphur, mica
10. Some alloys like nichrome, tungsten, etc.

The list of bad conductors is really long. Yet I tried to give a list of the major ones and the ones which are commonly known.

HOPE WILL HELP U!!!

Posted by Vasundhara Biss...(student), on 25/8/11

 wood ,,plastic,,ruber,

semiconductors at zero degree temp...... 

Posted by uday.sekh...(student), on 25/8/11

4 ur information water is a good conductor

 

lead and alloys are also good conductors under strong condition

Posted by uday.sekh...(student), on 25/8/11

Gold
diamond
rubber
glass
plastic
bakelite
styrofoam
air
water
rubber
cotton
silk
PVC
marble
wood
mica

Posted by Vasundhara Biss...(student), on 25/8/11

welll thnx for giving YOUR information but i want to tell u that  Pure water is not, but if it contains the slightest amounts of salt or mineral solids then it will be..okay.

Posted by Vasundhara Biss...(student), on 25/8/11
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Hi,

 These are some bad conductors of heat;

Plastic, air, rubber, glass, wood, Bakelite, etc

Hope it helps.

Cheers!

@all:very good attempt.keep it up!thumbs up!

Posted by Prerna Bansal(MeritNation Expert), on 26/8/11

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mam but i have heard of hot air

Posted by Shri Ganesh Pal...(student), on 4/9/11
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   thanks ma 'am

Posted by Parth Bhatt(student), on 18/9/11
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saline water, plastic,wood,glass,air,some fabrics such as-cotton,silk etc. metals like-gold,silver etc...............

Posted by Suhani Agarwal(student), on 5/10/11

 Hi,

      Some bad conductors of heat or insulators are; Water, Plastic, Wood, Cardboard, Paper, Rubber, Glass, Cotton, air and PVC etc..

Posted by Pawan Ramaswamy(student), on 23/10/11
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