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 recent times, epoxy nanocomposites are gaining high importance to use as insulant in power apparatus [5, 6], One of the popular techniques to reduce the impact of high nonuniform electric field in insulating material is to use nonlinear dielectrics as insulant.
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. Cost of ownership is also significantly reduced, as no regular testing of gas pressure or other routine maintenance is needed and there is no high end-of-life cost associated with ultimately disposing of the equipment.
Apparent thermal conductivity of glass-fiber insulant: effects of compression and moisture content.
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.