Insulator

Bad conductor

Substances which do not allow electricity to pass through them are called insulators.

Substances which allow very less electricity to pass through them are called bad conductors.

They do not allow electricity to pass through them.

They allow electricity to pass through them.

For example, plastic.

For example, mica.

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 14 Class 8 - Chemical Effects Of Electric Current

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