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    Insultex?

    I have seen a lot of threads talking about Insultex and people making UQs and stuff out of it. What I'm wondering is what is Insultex?

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    Here is some info on it!
    http://insultex.com/index2.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by AccidentProne View Post
    I have seen a lot of threads talking about Insultex and people making UQs and stuff out of it. What I'm wondering is what is Insultex?
    Insultex is the latest miracle insulation. From the Insultex website:

    TECHNICAL DATA:

    1 square yard of Insultex is 0.021 inches thick (˝ millimeter), and weighs .42 ounces
    8.8 ounces of Insultex can float approximately 300 pounds of body weight
    Barrier against cold, down to minus 13 degrees F.
    Melting point is 194 degrees F.
    Buoyancy Feature:
    Insultex carries an incredible capacity to provide buoyancy making it suitable for countless applications in a range of industrial and fashion sectors. Insultex’s unrivaled buoyancy meets the highest standards of safety and reliability, making it an ideal and radical solution to all water related problems.
    Essentially it is a material using very little loft to obtain great warmth properties. It is 'fussy' though. Do a search on Insultex - there was a long thread on this a while ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cranky Bear View Post
    Here is some info on it!
    http://insultex.com/index2.html
    Thanks this is actually making some sense now? Does anyone know of someone who is selling Insultex gear?

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    Here is the thread that talks about it
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=17789

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    You can also find a lot of post's talking about it here
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/f...splay.php?f=79

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    Thanks for all the help

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    Check out the Molly Mac sub forum... oh, yeah, that's where Cranky's link takes you.

    I believe Insultex is a thin layer of polyethylene quilted with a polypropylene non-woven scrim on both sides.

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