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Subject: Is leather a non-conductor of electricity (to any degree)?

Date: Sat Jun 3 13:59:35 2006
Posted by mike hill
Grade level: nonaligned School: None
City: Pasadena State/Province: TX Country: U.S.A.
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 1149368375.Eg

I wish to know if leather, gloves, for example, is a non-conductor of 
electricity.  I seem unable to find a credible answer, but I've been told that 
leather is indeed a non-conductor for low-voltage applications.

mike hill

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Re: Is leather a non-conductor of electricity (to any degree)?

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