Tinfoil or Any Metal for Parallel BussBar?

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Tinfoil or Any Metal for Parallel BussBar?

Post by bobbill » Jul 03 2018 1:55pm

Does it make any difference what metal is used in parallel connections, considering small voltage?

For example, the series buses being all nickel...can use small copper wire, SS or even tinfoil for the parallel connections on a 36v pack 10s3p???

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Metals Mix

Post by bobbill » May 21 2020 9:39am

I figure mixing metals is okay, as long as less-conductive leads to greater-conductive, as in Nickle to nickle coated copper. Right? Please excuse basic level question, but am learning, bit by byte here.

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Re: Metals Mix

Post by john61ct » May 21 2020 11:03am

galvanic corrosion can complicate things

Most solutions to that problem, e.g. Tef-gel

are likely to introduce unwanted resistance.

Just something to be aware of.

Tin or nickel coatings used on materials designed for carrying electrical current are generally compatible.

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Re: Metals Mix

Post by bobbill » May 21 2020 12:03pm

Thank-you...more to know...

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