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Reviews of Thermal Insulator

14th November 2011
A material that does not conduct heat well, i.e., has a relatively low thermal conductivity (see thermal conduction). Plastics, wood, cork, and some fabrics are good thermal insulators. The reason is that they contain weak molecular bonds in disorderly ar... Read >
Author: Vikas Gupta

Importance of Metal Jacketing Industries

03rd October 2011
Metal jacketing is used to provide protection to insulated pipes and other equipment from weather and mechanical weathering. Many industries like the petrochemical industries, refineries, etc. require metal jacketing systems. The metal jacketing is also u... Read >
Author: Christy Jackson

Merits and demerits of wooden houses

22nd August 2011
You have decided to construct a wooden house? Remarkably! But before buying materials read this article and examine a pros and cons of wooden houses. Pluses: 1. Wood - a material possessing high thermal insulation qualities. Unlike a brick and concret... Read >
Author: Helena

The Science behind Underfloor Insulation

23rd March 2011
Underfloor insulation, much like any other form of insulation in a building, is a means from which the rates of heat transfer through the related element of the building, in this case the floor, is reduced considerably. The type of insulation implied here... Read >
Author: Samantha Dale

Applications of Thermography

02nd November 2010
Infrared radiation is emitted by all beings and objects near room temperature. As temperature increases, the amount of radiation emitted by them also increases. Thermography, an integral part of infrared imaging science, allows one to see these variations... Read >
Author: Sam Jacob Thomas

De-rating Cables Challenges Electricians

11th May 2010
An increasing number of electricians may need to take 17th edition courses due to the testing task of de-rating cables, according to an industry authority. Electrical expert Chris Atkin told the Professional Electrician and Installer magazine that more... Read >
Author: Pure Blue Creative
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