- n any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
- Mica, which laymen know as isinglass, is mainly used in peacetime as a nonconductor for electrical equipment.
- Some substitutes that work: coconut milk, casein, isinglass (fish gelatin), pectin.
- Alsifilm is already being used to replace mica (isinglass) in electric motor and generator insulation.
News & Articles
- Isinglass River trout restocking draws crowd in Rochester
Nature lovers of all ages took pride in helping restock the Isinglass River Saturday morning.
Oct. 21, 2013 - New Hampshire Union Leader
- Beauty at Trap Falls
A heron makes its way across a shallow part of Trap Falls Reservoir in Shelton on Monday, as seen from Isinglass Road with the fall foliage in the background.
Oct. 15, 2013 - Huntington Herald
- George Hacker in Newsweek
There are hundreds of multisyllabic things that go into processing alcohol, from fish bladders-called 'isinglass', used as a fining agent to clarify wine-to myriad other things that people might shudder about if they knew what was in there,...