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A blanket of insulating material usually 16 inches (41 centimeters) wide and 3 to 6 inches (8 to 15 centimeters) thick, used to insulate building walls and roofs.
(mining engineering)
A thin layer of coal occurring in the lower part of shale strata that lie above and close to a coal bed.
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A length of insulation that is precut to fit certain wall cavity dimensions. Batt insulation is typically sold in a prepackaged roll.
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batt insulation

batt insulation installed on underside of subfloor
A flexible blanket-type thermal insulation, commonly used as insulation between studs or joists in frame construction; also used as an acoustical material or a component in sound-insulating construction. Usually made from rock, slag, or glass fibers. Sometimes has a vapor barrier on one side or is entirely enclosed in paper with a vapor barrier on one side. Nominally 16 (40.6 cm) or 24 in. (61 cm) wide, and approx. 1 to 6 in. (2.5 to 15 cm) thick.
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Back in 2012, Batts was charged with criminal homicide for allegedly attempting to shoot a driver in Nashville.
Mr Batts considers himself one of "the lucky ones".
Caption: Christi Batts: "It will be my honor to make sure that as many students as possible in Garland County and surrounding areas will have the opportunities to finish their degrees in the same place as they work and raise their families."
Batts strikes a similarly optimistic tone when looking toward the future, and with good reason.
Wood fiber insulation is available as loose fill, flexible batts and rigid panels for all thermal and sound insulation uses.
The formation of bubbles translates into loss of control of the web by generating creases and a drop in evenness, thus affecting the uniformity of the batt generated in crosslapping.
The other side of that is capacity is so constrained, with carrier not buying replacement vehicles over the last three years and not expanding their fleets," added Batts. "As a result, the old law of supply and demand is going to play out.
"Rachael works as an animal carer for the Bath Cats and Dogs Home and she has always loved all types of animals," the Daily Mail quoted Batts, from Chippenham, Wiltshire, as saying.
Luckily, behavioral consultant Brenda Batts has written the instructions parents need to successfully guide a child along the path toward bathroom independence.
The 3 1/2 inch space between the sheetrock and the plywood is typically filled with an insulation that allows air to circulate through it, like fiberglass batts.
"We did really well in a rough, rough market," boasts portfolio manager Derek Batts who manages $200 million for Union Heritage Capital Management in Detroit.
Researchers studied three different methods for insulating concrete foundation walls: I) wood stud walls slightly offset from the concrete, with fiberglass batts; 2) polymer-faced fiberglass blankets between vertical 2x2s, attached to the foundation wall; and 3) foamboard insulation attached directly to the concrete wall.