Electrical Insulator Facts?

Answer Electrical insulators are materials that resist the flow of electricity. They are the opposite of electrical conductors, materials that permit the flow of electricity. Electrical insulators protect... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Electrical Insulator Facts

Is glass a good electrical insulator?

Glass is a very good electrical insulator. In glass, electrons move poorly, so they can’t make an electrical current. Telephone and telegraph companies originally used glass for insulators on uti... Read More »

How Is Air an Insulator?

Air is a collection of gases, and it is not a good conductor or radiator. Air is excellent at convection, but the amount of heat that can be transferred is minimal because the low mass of the subst... Read More »

Is air a conductor or an insulator?

Air is not a conductor; it is an insulator. Air's insulation properties appear to be proven false by the existence of lightning, but is explained by the strength of a charge to overcome the air's r... Read More »

What Are Insulator Items?

Insulators are materials that block the transfer of heat, electricity, light and sound. Insulators are made from various materials and are in everything from electronics to buildings to music audi... Read More »