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Give reasons why copper is used to make hot water tanks and not steel (analloy of iron).

Give reasons why copper is used to make hot water tanks and not steel (analloy of iron).

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
(i) Copper is a better conductor of heat than steel. (ii) Copper does not corrode easily. But steel corrodes easily. (iii) Copper does not react with water at any temperature, whereas iron reacts with water on heating.

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