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The exciting idea of combining the mouldability and low weight of plastics with the conductivity of metals has prompted intensive development. Since the conductivity can be varied over a very broad area, from poor semi-conductors to metallic-level conductivity, many commercial uses present themselves. Batteries, condensers, anti-static materials and anti-corrosion substances are some examples.

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