What Are Some Examples of Insulators?


Examples of insulators are plastics, styrofoam, paper, rubber, glass and dry air among others. These are materials that inhibit the free flow of electrons them, therefore cannot conduct electricity.
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Some examples of insulators are glass, rubber, oil, asphalt, fiberglass, porcelain, ceramic, quartz, dry cotton, dry paper, dry wood, plastic, air, diamonds and pure water.
Some examples of insulators are for electrical purposes: silver, copper, and aluminum. Insulators that do not have electrical components are: rubber, dry wood, and glass.
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Do you mean thermal or electrical? This is really an engineering question.
Examples of insulators include plastics, Styrofoam, paper, rubber, glass, ceramics
glass, plastic, sulfur, wood-almost anything but metals.
Metal or even air
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