How wax is insulator while candle when burn it has ions

Wax is insulator then how candle which burn has ions

  • Sayed Saif answered Aug. 30, 2017, 12:21 p.m. at

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In wax electrons are bound to their respective atoms, hence do not conduct. But when wax burns, this energy causes the wax gas to ionize. Free charges are created, therefore, the gas becomes conducting.

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