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Thermal underwear - what is it and what is it used for?The very term "thermal underwear" is initially misleading. After all, if it is "thermo" - then it should warm up. But modern underwear for sports or even just for an active lifestyle has completely different functions and the task of "warming up" is far from the most important here. But obviously, the word thermal underwear sounds much better than water-repellent or antibacterial, which, in general, also does not reveal its full functionality.So, thermal underwear is first and foremost underwear, a kind of "first layer". For different conditions and needs,...

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Fleece, also known as fleece fleece, is 100% synthetic material, although in English it means fleece, sheep wool. Fleece is valuable especially for being extremely soft, breathable and warm, making it an optimal choice for winter clothing. It gained popularity in the 1990s because it is warmer than wool and much lighter to wear.Usually fleece is made of polyester (which is derived from plastic). Polyester filaments are produced by a chemical reaction involving oil and its derivatives. The chemicals are heated until a thick syrup is obtained, which then hardens and rotates to form filaments. Due to its fiber structure,...

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In our previous article we looked at the most important things to consider when choosing a sleeping bag. Equally important, however, is its proper maintenance, which guarantees the preservation of its insulating properties and maximum life. In general, the care of the sleeping bag can be divided into two parts - the measures we take during camping when we use it and its maintenance and storage for the rest of the time at home. During campingThe main and most important thing during camping is to protect the sleeping bag from moisture. This is especially important if it is fluffy as...

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In terms of ballistic protection goggles, there are currently three basic, internationally applicable standards. Of course, there are others, of course, but these are the most popular ones, which have become a symbol of a high degree of security. Two of them are state standards in the US - one civilian and one military, the third is European. Products that are certified to the relevant standard must also bear the appropriate marking, which we will describe below. The first is the ANSI Z87.1 - this is the standard for goggles (including ballistic) used in the US, mainly for goggles designed for...

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The first important thing to note about ballistic glasses is that they are safety goggles. But not all goggles are ballistic. But what is the difference? What exactly does the definition of “ballistic” mean? To clarify this, we need to briefly say what ballistics is.Ballistics is the science of the movement of bodies in space after being given some initial impetus. It is most widely used in military affairs. Accordingly, ballistic protection means are safeguards that must be able to stop an object moving at high speed.And here comes the difference between ballistic goggles and ordinary safety goggles used as...

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