insulating compound

insulating compound

[′in·sə‚lād·iŋ ‚käm‚paünd]
(materials)
A liquid, at low temperatures, which is poured into joint boxes and allowed to solidify; as a poor conductor of heat and electricity, it provides good insulation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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