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Kevlar;

Is very strong,
resistant to abrasion,
and used in bulletproof vests. 

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Nomex;

Is fire resistant,
and used in firefighters' clothing and racing driver's overalls. 

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Elastane;

Is very elastic,
mixed with lycra to add stretch,
and used in hosiery, so tights. 

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Neoprene;

Is strong,
lightweight,
found in synthetic rubber,
and used in wet suits. 

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Polartec;

Is insulating,
lightweight,
quick drying,
and used in outdoor clothing. 

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