Why is copper good for making better pipes and overhead cables?
It conducts heat and electricity very well. It is good in pipes for keeping the heat in the water.
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Answer to replacement for copper pipe . brass is a good replacement its soft like copper
Although copper does not provide the least resistance, it is usedat the core surrounded by aluminum on overhead power cables. Itslight weight is ideal for the purpose.
It's a good heat conductor and doesn't rust.
because if they used lead, u can get poisoned from it
\nNo, because copper pipes cannot rust.
Copper has several redeeming qualities. It last long, does notrust, and won't grow bacteria. It also does not interact withwater, making it good for pipes.
Copper is easily worked and joined, it is inert to most potential contaminants and trace impurities in mains water, it is non-toxic, it is moderately cheap
It is cheap, nonreactive and durable.
Much of the newer overhead cables is made of aluminum with steel reinforcing it for strenght purposes. Aluminimum is much cheap, and much lighter, thus it is cheaper to use vs…. copper for high voltage transmission, and copper has a lower resistance which means more electricity can get through the wire/ cable, which means more electricity can get around the world quicker. most people should use copper becasue it has a lower resistance where aluminuim has a bit of a high resistance not to much but a bit so that is why you use copper not alominuim.
Copper cable doesn't conduct as well as Aluminum , but for most applications, Copper doesn't heat up as quickly as Aluminum, and is stronger in tensile strength. Also when usi…ng Aluminum cable you need to use an oxide to help conduct as Aluminum will work loose from locks in time.
Yes, in most situations.
Copper was good, mainly because it doesn't rust. Now there many pipes in plastics such as PEX, which are infinitely better than copper. Nobody smart uses copper any more.
Copper dosnt rust or break in the cold as easily
Metals and particularly copper, are good conductors of electricity a prerequisite for an electric cable. In addition, they are ductile enabling them to be drawn out easily int…o wire/cable.
`It is much better to use copper. PVC is much less expensive, and you may be at higher risk for robbery if you use copper, but it lasts longer and is more reliable.
Aluminum is stronger and has better strength than copper in highvoltage lines.
I am not very good at this subject but, I do know that Fibre Opticwires contain glass and it transmits signals by putting a lightsignal through the wire. It is better than cop…per cables becauseFibre Optics use the speed of light, therefore making it thefastest signal that can ever be invented.