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JIM’S BUZZWORD OF THE MONTH: (July 01, 2008)

The property of a material that describes its resistance to electrical breakdown or "shorting out". It's a key parameter for insulating materials and it's dependent of the material properties, thickne...

July 1, 2008   Canadian Plastics



The property of a material that describes its resistance to electrical breakdown or “shorting out”. It’s a key parameter for insulating materials and it’s dependent of the material properties, thickness and the way the test electric field is applied. For electrical applications, it’s possibly the most important property.


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