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in·su·lant

 (ĭn′sə-lənt, ĭns′yə-)
n.
A material used for insulation; an insulator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insulant - a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricityinsulant - a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
building material - material used for constructing buildings
lagging - used to wrap around pipes or boilers or laid in attics to prevent loss of heat
corkboard - a heat-insulating building material consisting of cork granules that are made into sheets by compressing and baking
Translations

insulant

nIsolierstoff m, → Dämmmaterial nt; (for rooms) → Dämmstoff m
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They''ll do this by making small holes in the external walls and then blowing the insulation material - usually foamed insulants, mineral wool, or beads or granules - into the cavity, before filling the holes.
When installed as cavity wall insulation the beads demonstrate their superior insulating capacity in comparison to conventional white EPS and other insulants.
The Saudi delegation showed interest in the report made by the Director of the Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences regarding production of basalt fibers, which are used in construction as insulants and the Director of the Machine Building Institute about drilling devices, which is cheaper 3 times than similar Russian devices.