A substance or object that insulates; a nonconductor; as, polyurethane foam is a popular thermal insulator.
any material (e.g., glass) which does not allow an electrical charge to flow through it.
Any material that will not allow electricity to easily flow through.
A material that is a poor conductor of electricity -used to separate conductors from one another or to protect personnel from electricity.
A material of such low electrical conductivity that it will not support an electrical current.
A non-metallic material designed to prevent current flow.
a material that contains few movable electrical charges
Insulator is a material in which the highest occupied energy band (valence band) is completely filled with electrons, while the next higher band (conduction band) is empty. Solids with an energy gap of 5 eV or more are generally considered as insulators at room temperature. Their conductivity is less than 10-6 S/m and increases with temperature.
A device, fixture, or material which insulates one body from another.
A material across which an electric current will not flow.
A material with high electrical resistance, (an insulator), will not conduct a charge to ground. Examples of insulators are plastic, rubber, vinyl, and wood. A practical example of an insulator is the rubber or vinyl casings around common electrical wires.
A unit made of a material that will not conduct electricity. The electricity in a copper wire covered with a plastic sleeve (insulator) cannot penetrate the sleeve.
a material through which electrical charges cannot flow.
A material that is a poor conductor of electricity or heat, and used to separate conductors from one another.
A substance which, in our case, is a poor conductor of both electricity and Orgone.
Any material that will not conduct electricity, such as rubber. Used on poles to carry wire and insulate the conductor from the ground.
A tough fiber padding, wire or netting that separates innerspring mattress coils from the cushioning.
A material which either does not transmit an electrical current at all or only poorly.
Any material with a high resistance to electrical current. See conductor.
any thing or type of material which is a very poor conductor of electricity. Electrical wires (conductors) are covered on the outside with insulating material in order to guard against accidental short circuits.
A material that does not allow electrons (electric charges) to pass through it.
A material that offers a great deal of resistance to electron flow.
An INSULATOR is a material or object through which electricity cannot easily pass. Some common insulators are porcelain, glass, rubber and wood.
Materials that electricity has a hard time flowing through (e.g. plastic coating on wires, leather, wood, etc.).
substance that does not conduct (electricity, heat, etc.
A material or object that does not allow electricity to flow through it.
A material that prevents the passage of electricity, heat or sound. The plastic coating on wires is an insulator, preventing the wires from coming into electrical contact with each other. Insulators are extensively used in electronics. Most good electrical insulators are also good thermal insulators
Non conductive material used to separate or support conductors. i.e. ceramic, mica, bakelite, etc.
a material through which electric current will not easily flow
a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
a compound which does not conduct electricity for all practical purposes
a device made of special material that supports and separates energized lines and equipment from non-energized parts to prevent unwanted current flow
a device through which electricity cannot easily pass
a material in which charged particles are fixed in place
a material or object that resists the flow of electrical charges , thereby preventing the flow of an electric current
a material or object through which an electrical current cannot pass, or passes with difficulty
a material or object which resists the flow of electric charge
a material or object which resists the flow of heat Heat (abbreviated Q, also called heat change) is the transfer of thermal energy between two bodies which are at different temperatures
a material such as plastic, rubber, glass or ceramic that prevents the flow or transfer of electricity
a material that can hold electric charges in place
a material that does not allow amperage to flow through its material
a material that electricity cannot flow through easily
a material that prevents the flow of heat
a material with high electrical resistance that will not conduct a charge to safely ground
a non-conducting material, which does not allow electricity to pass through it
Material that does not conduct electricity (electrical) or heat (thermal).
Separates mattress coils from cushioning. Usually a compressed polyester fiber pad, compressed cotton, or a polypropylene mesh screen used to separate and protect foam upholstery layers from the innerspring unit.
material made up of atoms with tightly bound electrons that are not able to flow freely
A material that does not easily gain or lose energy.
A material that offers a high resistance to electrical current flow.
This is a compound with negligible electrical conductivity, typically with a large band gap between the highest fully occupied band and the lowest fully unoccupied band.
A material which will not allow an electric current to flow through it. In semiconductor chips, commonly used insulators are silicon dioxide (glass) and silicon nitride (silicon + nitrogen). Also commonly referred to as a dielectric in the semiconductor industry.
in-you-lay-ter A material that does not let energy flow through it.
A substance which blocks the flow of electric current.
Any material that transmits heat at a very slow rate.
a material through which charge flows poorly or not at all
An electrical insulator is a material that electrons do not flow easily through. Testing for Charge
Any material used on top and bottom of an innerspring unit to prevent the upholstery layers from cupping down into the coils. Some common types are: a fiber pad, non-woven fabric, netting wire mesh or foam pad. to the top
A nonconductor, usually of glass or porcelain, for insulating and supporting electric wires.
Material preventing the flow of electrons, making it suitable for prevention of unwanted current flow in electrical circuits.
A substance such as glass, air, plastic, etc., that will (for all practical purposes) not conduct electricity.
A material that reduces or stops the flow of electricity.
A material which will not conduct electricity. Insulators can often tribocharge to very high levels since a charge will remain stationary, or static, on its surface for long periods of time unless neutralized in some way, such as ionization.
An object or material that, by the property of high resistance, insulates the surround material from usually high volt age electricity. In more general terms, a non-conductor of electricity, sound or heat.
a nonmetallic material that has filled valence band at 0 K and a relatively wide energy band gap.
A device or material with a high resistance to electricity flow.
A nonconductive material (plastic or ceramic), typically used to offset fence wire from a fence post. Insulators prevent the current from traveling through the post and into the ground, short-circuiting the system.
A material that resists the flow of heat , sound, electricity or another form of energy.
Any of several materials that do not easily permit the passage of electricity.
Any material which inhibits the flow of electricity.
Insulators sit between the conductor and the pole to prevent electricity 'leaking' to the ground, or to other power lines. They are made of glass, porcelain or polymers.
Any material that does not conduct electricity. Glass and rubber are common insulators. These materials are made of atoms which don't allow electrons to move freely, which means there can be no electric current.
A material which tends to resist the flow of electric current (paper, glass, etc.) In a motor the insulation serves two basic functions: 1. Separates the various electrical components from one another. 2. It protects itself and the electrical components from attack of contaminants and other destructive forces.
An insulator is a material that electricity has a hard time moving through, if it can at all. For a true insulator it takes a very high voltage to produce any current at all, and that often results in damage to the insulator. The opposite of a conductor.
Any material which does not conduct electricity.
a material through which electricity or heat does not flow easily (like many plastics, glasses and ceramics)
This is a substance, which does not allow heat to flow through easily. Back to top of the page
Any material that resists the flow of current.
A material (such as plastic or glass) that does not permit electricity to pass through it readily.
A material that does not conduct electricity.
usually made of glass or porcelain, insulators support electric wires to prevent an undesired flow of electricity; insulator cracks very often go undetected until it rains or snows which can result in electric blinks or an outage; special insulators are used along the Outer Banks to prevent accumulation of salt spray which can divert electricity from its normal path along power lines; if you spot a broken or damaged insulator report it immediately
A material that inhibits the flow of electricity.
A device that supports electric wires and prevents undesired flow of electricity; usually made of glass or porcelain.
Equipment that supports conductors and offers high resistance to electric current. Insulators are used to isolate equipment carrying electrical current from other equipment or facilities. There are several types of insulators, most of which are made of porcelain or plastic resin.
An object or material that does not let electricity pass through it.
Nonconductive dielectric films used to isolate electrically active areas of the device or chip from one another. Some commonly used insulators are silicon dioxide, silicon nitride, boro-phospho-silicate glass (BPSG), and phospho-silicate glass (PSG).
The porcelain support used to insulate the conductors from the pole or tower.
Material through which the flow of electrical charge carriers or heat is greatly reduced.
Poor electric and heat conductor.
A mattress component that separates and protects the mattress cushioning from its innerspring coils. Common insulators consist of a compressed polyester fiber pad, compressed cotton, or a polypropylene mesh screen. Find a mattress.
Material that strongly resists the flow of electricity through it.
This layer separates the mattress core from the upholstery, and it is usually made of fiber or mesh, with the intention of keeping the middle upholstery in place.
Material that does not conduct electricity, such as glass, ceramics or rubber. It prevents the passage of electricity. All transmission and distribution wires are protected by insulators.
Something that does not allow electricity to flow through it easily. Glass and special rubber are good insulators. Insulators do not allow electricity to flow through them easily because the electrons in their atoms do not move easily from atom to atom.
A material that insulates, particularly a nonconductor of electricity, heat, or sound.
An insulator is a medium through which an electrical current* will not flow. Click here to go back to where you were.
There are two types of insulation: electrical and thermal. An electrical insulator is a material that does not allow electric charge to move through it. A thermal insulator is a material that does not allow heat to flow through it.
A material that opposes the flow of electric current; the ceramic piece that holds the conductor (wire) to the structure.
A nonconductive material used to isolate an electrical circuit. The properties of an insulator are determined by its dielectric strength.
A material that does not allow current to flow under normal conditions.
Materials that do not conduct electricity are used to control and direct the flow of electrical current in products use electricity. Electrical insulators range from Teflon to varnish coating and are chosen with the use conditions in mind.
A device or material that has a high electrical resistance; a nonconductor of electricity.
Material of such low conductivity that the flow of current through it can usually be neglected. A device having high electrical resistance; used for supporting or separating conductors so as to prevent undesired flow of current from the conductors to other objects.
A material that is a very poor conductor of electricity. The insulating material is usually a ceramic or fiberglass when used in the transmission line and is designed to support a conductor physically and to separate it electrically from other conductors and supporting material.
Any material that does not allow electricity to pass though easily
A material with high electrical resistance that supports or separates conductors to prevent undesired flow of current to other objects.
Any material, such as glass or rubber, that prevents the flow of electric current.
A material which doesn't allow electricity to flow. Plastic is a good insulator. Wires which carry electricity are wrapped in plastic to make sure that we don't get an electric shock
Any material that will not allow electrons to pass freely through it.