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Gold Plated Connectors – Fact or Fiction?

Why do manufacturers always boast about gold plated connectors?

Gold offers superior resistance to corrosion. Contrary to popular belief silver is actually a superior conductor to gold but it does not offer the same level of corrosion protection. Gold is however no slouch when it comes to conductive metals. It is second only to silver.


February 27, 2008 - Posted by | FAQ's | , , , ,

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