insulating material


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Noun1.insulating material - a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricityinsulating material - 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
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He may conceive of an ideal insulating material to supersede glass, mica, paper, and enamel.
Contract are awarded for Insulating material made of foamed polyethylene of the type 2izolon , poriflex-m , a damping tape made of foamed material for the construction projects residential buildings kpd no.
Dr Michele Bannister, whose research is published in Astrophysical Journal Letters, said: The surface composition is consistent of a layer of insulating material, so something along the lines of dust and grit, maybe organic compounds."
According to the company, the Via Blood Transporter incorporates leading-edge technology in phase change and insulating material to ensure ultimate temperature protection, while its ergonomic features aid in the fast and efficient conveyance of blood when it matters most.
Details of the Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) project, unveiled recently by the project's co-founders and pilots, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, include a number of innovative products and solutions that make the aircraft especially lightweight and energy efficient, including insulating material for the cockpit from Bayer MaterialScience.
The sidewall rings and the tread segments may include internal cavities which house insulating material.
"The new insulating material will be a tailor-made solution for the individual needs of BASF's customers.
Thus, you need to have an insulating material that will prohibit water from condensing on the surface, and the only way to meet that task cost effectively is to use foam that will not let water migrate to the tank surface.
In a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed innovative technology to selectively inhibit the part of the immune system responsible for attacking myelina[euro]"the insulating material that encases nerve fibers and facilitates electrical communication between brain cells.
Insulating material determines inherent isolation capability and is selected to ensure compliance to safety standards.
The use of this as an insulating material of choice has meant that many thousands of homes are as effectively insulated as they can be.
Environmental measures adopted to build the store are aimed at protecting air quality by using low-emission materials (eco-source paint); reducing energy consumption by using additional insulating material for the walls and roof and installing high-efficiency air conditioning units and a lighting system that features automatic on-and-off light controls (motion detectors); and introducing water conservation sanitation facilities.