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Is minki absorbent?

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Is minki absorbent?

Postby justme123 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:34 pm

Apparently the absorbent part of the new easyfits is entirely minki. I always assumed minki was like fleece in that it repelled liquid (so acted as a stay dry layer) and so was totally non-absorbent. So is it more like microfibre then? Could you make a nappy or booster entirely from minki???

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby Louise » Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:41 pm

Minkee isn't absorbent at all. Are you sure they don't mean the new inserts are minkee topped?

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby monsterm » Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:47 pm

Minki is like fleece, it repels liquid. I can't find any info on the new easyfits. do you have a link?

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby Miss_Purple » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:03 pm

Minkee doesn't absorb liquid at all, that sounds odd to me.

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby Hannahboo » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:11 pm

I saw that on the Tots Bots Facebook page too when asked they said it was entirely minki, but it sounds strange to me :?

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby anothersquish » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:23 pm

When I saw I assumed they meant minkee topped....youd hope so or they may get a lot of unhappy customers with nappies leaking after one pee.

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby fivefourfour » Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:42 pm

They are all minki, and I've got to tell you, no leaks or nothing! They go longer unboosted than the older style. And they are dry after five or ten minutes on the radiator...

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby monsterm » Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:05 pm

fluffy_mummy wrote:They are all minki


What do you mean all minki? That is the only material in them? No cotton, bamboo, microfibre?

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Re: Is minki absorbent?

Postby justme123 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:06 pm

fluffy_mummy wrote:They are all minki, and I've got to tell you, no leaks or nothing! They go longer unboosted than the older style. And they are dry after five or ten minutes on the radiator...


Thanks - so I'm not mad :-) So do you reckon it's a special kind of minki? Where can I get hold of some of this magic stuff?!

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