OpenStudy (anonymous):

Discuss why plastics are considered insulators.

OpenStudy (thomaster):

Welcome to openstudy! They're considered insulators because most plastics don't conduct electricity or heat very good.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

generally.plastics melting point are lower than metal.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

plastics are considered as insulators because they do not have free electrons to initiate the flow of current. Hence they do not conduct electricity

OpenStudy (anonymous):

it is bad conductors of heat and electricity hence called insulators