• Thinsulate is a brand of synthetic fiber thermal insulation used in clothing. The word is a portmanteau of the words thin and insulate, trademarked by 3M. It was originally marketed as an inexpensive alternative to down; at the time, 3M claimed it was twice as warm as an equivalent amount of any natural material.


  • 3M™ Thinsulate™ Insulation (Type C) is warm yet lightweight, powerful yet thin. It helps trap body heat, while allowing moisture to escape. 3M™ Thinsulate™ Flame-Resistant Insulation incorporates inherently flame resistant fibers.

    Likewise, how warm is 800 grams of Thinsulate? 800 Grams: A boot with around 800 grams of insulation is for cold days roughly between 30 to 40 degrees with light activity. 1200 Grams: This type of insulation in a hunting boot is for extremely cold weather, typically in the winter months. Many hunters will use these boots for winter.

    Accordingly, is Thinsulate really warm?

    Thinsulate is a decent synthetic insulation. It will keep most people warm in winter. It is not the best synthetic insulation but it does the job. Thinsulate is a decent synthetic insulation.

    Is Thinsulate safe?

    This means Thinsulate insulation is safe for direct contact with the skin of babies.

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