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Unformatted text preview: Conductors vs. Insulator Difference 1. Conductors conduct electrical current very easily because of their free electrons. 2. Insulators oppose electrical current and make poor conductors. 3. Some common conductors are copper, aluminum, gold, and silver. 4. Some common insulators are glass, air, plastic, rubber, and wood. Conductor: Electrons are held loosely Charge immediately spreads over entire surface. Insulators: Electrons are tightly bound No tendency for electrons to move into other areas...
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