standoff insulator

standoff insulator

[′stan‚dȯf ′in·sə‚lād·ər]
(electricity)
An insulator used to support a conductor at a distance from the surface on which the insulator is mounted.
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Other applications in power generation include vacuum switch tubes, semiconductor switch housings, standoff insulators, cable insulators, fuses, radiation detector components, blades for gas turbines and smart meters, among others.