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name some bad conductors of heat

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


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Hi,

 These are some bad conductors of heat;

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

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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)

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)

 wood ,,plastic,,ruber,

semiconductors at zero degree temp...... 

Posted by uday.sekh...(student)

4 ur information water is a good conductor

 

lead and alloys are also good conductors under strong condition

Posted by uday.sekh...(student)

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

Posted by Vasundhara Biss...(student)

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)

saline water, plastic,wood,glass,air,some fabrics such as-cotton,silk etc. metals like-gold,silver etc...............

Posted by Suhani Agarwal(student)

 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)

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