insulant


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Synonyms for insulant

a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity

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In winter, when the furnace has to blow harder than it seems like it might need to, we bring in repairmen, a father and son team, who poke through the ductwork and tell us it's all filled with insulant, blown in there by someone who had no idea what they were doing.
The polyurethane foam insulant helps to bond the inner and outer cavity leaves together, providing structural stability to the building.
The use of vacuum interrupters and solid insulation means that FMX switchgear is much more environmentally friendly than MV switchgear that uses SF6 gas as an insulant.
Light and insulant plates for housing external closure, Construction and Building Materials 20(10): 917-928.
Host plant preference for oviposition by the spiny bollworm, Earias insulant Boisd.
It is completely safe to handle, is recyclable and will remain effective as an insulant for the life of the building.