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Modern hotpads or pot holders have a heat-resistant material sandwiched between two layers of fabric. The bottom layer of fabric, and the lining, get hot, but the top layer next to your hand stays cool.

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Can you put hot pads on housemaids knee?

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Why is it important to use dry hot pads instead of wet or damp ones when removing hot items from the stove or oven?

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What helps back pain?

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Can pear pads work?

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Barely affect sound but make a huge improvement in comfort. The biggest plus is the fact the new pads don't get hot like the OEM pleather pads.?

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Will the rear brake pads work in the front?

If they are the exact same size yes, they will work, but normally they are not as large as the front brakes pads and will not fit.

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Why don't camels leg burn in hot sand?

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How does a water bra work?

Its a regular pushup bra but instead of cotton pads they are pads filled with liquid.

How do cooling pads work?

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Do puppy training pads really work?

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What does the basketball player need to work on when handleing drills?

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How old do you have to be to work at hot topic?

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How do you clean football pads?

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