NOMEX underwear

NOMEX underwear

/noh'meks uhn'-der-weir/ [Usenet] Synonym asbestos longjohns, used mostly in auto-related mailing lists and newsgroups. NOMEX underwear is an actual product available on the racing equipment market, used as a fire resistance measure and required in some racing series.
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At the raceway store, meanwhile, you can even buy racing memorabilia and flameproof Nomex underwear.