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Why Are the Conductors of Electric Heating Devices, Such as Bread-toasters and Electric Irons, Made of an Alloy Rather than a Pure Metal? - Science

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Why are the conductors of electric heating devices, such as bread-toasters and electric irons, made of an alloy rather than a pure metal?

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Solution

The conductors of electric heating devices such as bread toasters and electric irons are made of alloy because resistivity of an alloy is more than that of metals which produces large amount of heat.

Concept: Effects of Electric Current - Heating Effect of Electric Current
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NCERT Class 10 Science
Chapter 12 Electricity
Q 18.2 | Page 222

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