AC WORKS™ Connector — passive metals

Copper and Nickel-Plating

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

Copper and Nickel-plating are both good options for your AC WORKS™ brand products, conductivity, longevity, and overall quality of the product.  There are pros and cons to each type of material used and learning these will only benefit you when purchasing your next power adapter or cord.   Copper is prone to corrosion.  Providing a protective layer to your conductive components can help to avoid corrosion and will avoid the reduction of conductivity by corroded materials.  The conductivity of copper can be reduced when corrosion occurs.  There are two groups of material available to coat your copper forming a protective barrier. ...

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