An insulating material composed of nonwoven fibers. Flexible insulation, usually has fiberglass fibers with or without a thin layer of paper on either side. It can range in thickness from 0.25 to 10 inches. Flexible insulation is used between studs in wall construction as well as in the attic.
Synonyms and Related Terms
isolant souple (Fr.); blanket insulation; quilt insulation; batt insulation; felt insulation; glass fiber insulation