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  • Created on: 20-11-14 19:49
All fibres have to be tested before being used in protective wear, which company uses the manikin 'THERMO-MAN'?
DuPont
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Which brand of aramid do they use?
Nomex
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How long is thermo-man exposed to an open flame for?
10 seonds
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How many sensors are there?
122
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What year was the San Marino Grand Prix when Gerhard Be___ hit a wall and his car caught fire but he was left unscathed due to?
1989, Berger, Nomex
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Polyvinylchlorine is better known as?
PVC
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What is it made from?
Petrochemicals
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Can be recycled from PVC what to be made into fibre blends..?
Bottles, jumpers, socks
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Polytetrafluoroethylene is better known as?
PTFE
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Is also made from?
Petrochemicals
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Is hydrophobic and deophobic meaning?
Water/oil hating
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Used in high tech fabrics like?
Gore tex
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Teflon is brand name for high performance fabric made from?
PTFE
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The membrane does what to each fibre protecting it with a what so fabric doesn't soak up stains?
Surrounding, invisible barrier
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What is this: is a synthetic fibre made from the polyolefin family, made from petrochemicals, properties include t____, high what and resistent to?
Polypropylene, thermoplastic, strength, chemicals
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Breathability works in two ways, the first is by micro what membrane with tiny what to allow water v__ through but not rain drops?
Microporus, holes, vapour
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The other is a h_______ membrane with warm water vapour from sweating being w____ away through fabric to the what outside?
Hydrophilic, wicked, cooler
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Hydrophilic means?
Water attracting
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Hydrophobic means?
Water hating
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Tactel A______ is a smart high tec fabric made from microfibres
Aquator
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It is constructed how? Woven, knitted, non-woven?
Knitted
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Tactel is on the inside, what's on the outside?
Cotton
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Which brand of aramid do they use?

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Nomex

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How long is thermo-man exposed to an open flame for?

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How many sensors are there?

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What year was the San Marino Grand Prix when Gerhard Be___ hit a wall and his car caught fire but he was left unscathed due to?

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