insulant


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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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The product has a glass tissue based facing, adhesively bonded to a core of rigid thermoset, fiber-free phenolic insulant. Nearly 23,000 square feet of K20 was used in sandwich panel and other conditions for the Stubbe's Precast Commercial headquarters.
In the future, we will face many risks and challenges, especially energy problems, and the research on the sustainable energy conversion is expected to explode, in terms of both theory and experiment, and the nanocomposite coating will not stand out of this trend, for example, self-cleaning or "easy-to-clean" coatings, coated on building, protective substrates and on glass, can help save energy and water in facility cleaning while insulant nanocomposite coatings help to save the energy loss saving billions of dollars for maintaining homes in winter, especially in North America where the winter is cool and long (see Figure 5).
The worldwide researchers are trying to transmit bulk power with reduced power loss by developing superconducting power apparatus including generators, transformers, current limiters, cables etc, by using liquid nitrogen ([LN.sub.2]) as an insulant and coolant [1-3].
Asbestos was a common industrial fire insulant, while dioxin and PCBs came onto the site from pulp and papermaking processes.
"XPSticks all the boxes for this kind of roofing installation--it's a lightweight product, yet provides a high strength solution which is very easily transported to site where it can be used as a site-ready, weather resistant insulant."