Line Conductors


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Line Conductors
10106071010604 Line ConductorsThe wires and cables over which electric energy is transmitted are made of copper, aluminum, steel, or a combination of copper and steel or aluminum and steel. A conductor is a material that readily permits the flow of an electric current. Most metals can be used for conductors in an electric circuit. Materials, other than those mentioned, that conduct electricity are not generally used to make wires and cables because of economic or physical reasons. Gold, silver, platinum, nickel, zinc, tungsten, molybdenum, boron, cobalt, cadmium, beryllium, magnesium, silicon, and the like may be used for special wire applications or combined with other materials t…
Citation
Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Line Conductors, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export