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aluminum powder is conduct electricity??? Answered

 Dear All...
 Please help me to know aluminum powder is conduct electricity ???
 Because I have bough ALUMINUM metal POWDER  99.7% Lab Chemical 425 mesh µ35 on EBAY. for making conduct electricity paste But when measured with my digital meter at 20 meg ohm  with 1mm distant I don't see  any resistant .Thank you in advance for your time.
 
 
 

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LargeMouthBassBest Answer (author)2011-12-27

You could try graphite powder instead. It's fairly cheap, and can be found in some stores as a lubricant. It's definitely much cheaper than powered aluminum, so you can afford to experiment with it.

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lam (author)LargeMouthBass2011-12-27

Dear LargeMouthBass..
Thank you for your helpful.And Happy new year.
Kind regards

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iceng (author)2011-12-27

As Steve pointed out aluminium oxide is used as an epoxy electrical insulator filler.

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lam (author)iceng2011-12-28

Dear Iceng...
Thank you so much for your time help me.
Kind regards

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lemonie (author)2011-12-27
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lam (author)lemonie2011-12-27

Thank you so much Lemonie.
and Happy new year

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lemonie (author)lam2011-12-27

I don't know that it will work, but you can buy powdered-zinc. It's sometimes used in test-kits as a reducing-agent.

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steveastrouk (author)2011-12-27

I have doubts: Aluminium forms an exceptionally strong oxide coating, and aluminium oxide is a great insulator.

Steve

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lam (author)steveastrouk2011-12-27

Thank you so much Steve.
and Happy new year

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