Non-Metals are called bad conductor of heat but Oxygen is used in burning and air is a good conductor of heat. So why are they non-metals called bad conductor of heat?

Asked by  | 7th Aug, 2012, 07:52: PM

Expert Answer:

Conductors are not the materials which helps in burning, rather they are materials which conduct (pass on) electron current or flow of electrons fairly easily.

Answered by  | 9th Aug, 2012, 10:33: AM

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