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What is Thinsulate?
It is very thin but very warm and insulating
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How is it insulating?
The air becomes trapped which increases warmth
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What sort of people use Thinsulate?
Scuba divers
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Why is that?
Because it keeps them warm while underwater
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The problem with some insulating fabrics, they don't allow the skin to breathe, what quality does Thinsulate have the others don't?
It's breathable
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What is so special about Kevlar?
It's very very strong
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Even though it's strong, it's surprisingly..
Lightweight
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What profession uses Kevlar in their fabrics?
Policemen
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What product is Kevlar used in?
Bulletproof vests
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What is memory foam?
It moulds to the wearers shape but returns to its normal form when its not being used
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Which profession use memory foam?
NASA's astronauts
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What is FastSkin?
It is to morph a sharkskin while swimming
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What does it increase?
The swimmers speed
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Who uses FastSkin while in training?
Athletes
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How is it insulating?

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The air becomes trapped which increases warmth

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What sort of people use Thinsulate?

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Why is that?

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The problem with some insulating fabrics, they don't allow the skin to breathe, what quality does Thinsulate have the others don't?

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