Insulators

By Skylar S

What is an Insulator?

An insulator is a material whose internal electric charges do not flow freely, and therefore make it impossible to conduct an electric current under the influence of an electric field.

Types of Insulators

  • Dry wood
  • Plastic
  • Rubber
  • Porcelain
  • Oil
  • Diamond

What are Insulators used for?

Insulators are used for protecting us from the dangers of Conductors.