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in suh lay shuhn

  • n  the state of being isolated or detached
    the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel
  • n  a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
  • n  the act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity

  • A black roof indicated little heat loss; light gray showed that insulation was needed.
  • It was foam damage that killed the shuttle Columbia in February 2003, when superheated gases generated during reentry entered the ship through a breach in the insulation.
  • Improving your home's efficiency doesn't have to mean hours in the attic tearing out the insulation.
News & Articles

  • Small fire at Oak Ridge Uitility District building extinguished
    OAK RIDGE — A light ballast that failed caused the fixture to overheat and ignited paper backing on insulation in the ceiling of the Oak Ridge Utitlity District building on South Jefferson Circle about 6:40 a.m. Thursday.
    June 13, 2013 - Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Insulation Testers conform to IEC1010-1 standards.
    Safety rated to CAT IV 600 V, MT400 Series offers measurement range from 20–200 GΩ with adjustable insulation test voltages from 250–1,000 V and 50–1,000 V. Special application instrument offers voltages from 10–100 V in 1 V steps. Bluetooth wireless data transfer and test result storage are available on some models. For cable resistance measurements, testers can ...
    June 12, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • New Insulation Testers Safety Rated To CAT IV 600 V
    Megger (Norristown, Pa.) is now offering a new series of insulation and continuity testers that conform to IEC1010-1 standards and are rated to CAT IV 600 V, which provides greater user safety when testing in higher voltage environments.
    June 11, 2013 -

  • John Boehner in International Herald Tribune
    Having the federal government pay for caulk and insulation may or may not be a sensible idea, but it will do little or nothing to create jobs in the short term, and it has no place in a bill designed to get our economy moving again,said House...
  • Gordon Brown in BBC News
    People have been persuaded by the arguments that we should look at this very carefully,British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said. "If - whether it be fridges or household goods generally, or whether it be the insulation materials that make...
  • Tony Abbott in Herald Sun
    If we couldn't trust his old promises, how could we trust his new promises,Mr Abbott said. "If you can't trust a government to get insulation into people's roofs and computers into schools ...... how can you trust a government with the...

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