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In practical terms, copper meets the requirements, and is affordable. In absolute terms, probably Gold, it is the most malleable metal, and will take bending the best. Of course it is quite a bit more costly than copper.

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Q: What is the best metal that in wire shape can be bent hold position and be put back to its original form many times without breaking?
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