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Copper Cable is a type of Cable added by IndustrialCraft2. It is the second lowest tier of cable and can handle only 32 EU/t at a moderate energy loss rate. Insulated Copper Cable can be painted with a Painter. It is used in many IC2 recipes, most notably the Electronic Circuit.
Copper Cable can handle a maximum of 32 EU/t (Low Voltage). Any higher rate will destroy the cable. This cable has a moderate distance-related energy loss, but because it can conduct only little power energy dissipates quickly.
|Cable type||Loss (EU/b)||Loss (EU/n blocks)|
|Uninsulated Copper Cable||0.3||1 EU every 3.33 blocks|
|Insulated Copper Cable||0.2||1 EU every 5 blocks|
An easy way to avoid energy loss with Insulated Copper Cable is to place a BatBox after each four pieces of cable.
With Nuclear Control
With Thermal Expansion