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Answered 2009-05-27 23:43:31

A comparison of the Thermal Conductivity of several common metals (higher values indicates better heat conductivity) is shown below. Silvers is best but cost makes copper a pretty good choice:

Metal: Conductivity

* Steel: 50 * Brass: 109 * Aluminum: 250 * Gold: 310 * Copper: 401 * Silver: 429

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