heat insulator

heat insulator

[′hēt ‚ins·ə‚lād·ər]
(materials)
A substance having relatively low heat conductivity.
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The Cheshire Cat grins above a tableau where Alice (Alice in Wonderland) seeks shelter under a giant mushroom made of heat insulator and Styrofoam.
The substantial growth of other types is mainly attributed to polymer aerogel, which is emerging as an efficient and cost effective heat insulator.
It helps them to get a good grip on icy surfaces and also acts as a good heat insulator.
Caralium is a unique composite mineral tile that is an excellent sound and heat insulator, so it's warmunderfoot and slip-resistant.
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However, in thicker-walled industrial parts, the foam acts as a heat insulator, extending cycle times and eliminating the productivity advantage.
The purpose of the acquisition is to produce a Support Tent containing heaters / coolers, heat insulators, masking grids, floor cutters, floor constructions, furniture, ie tables and chairs.
Other types of mold detail that can now be considered efficiently include small air gaps that act as heat insulators or complete hot-runner nozzles with electrical heating elements.
The workers were hired for about four months through last March to wrap pipes at a water treatment facility with heat insulators.
To make textiles that are comfortable to wear, attractive, good heat insulators, yet permeable to air and moisture, and able to maintain shape and color after repeated washings--all these requirements can be met with thorough understanding of raw materials and processes.