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Is there an international standard for cruelty free natural brush bristles?

Note: Apologies. My original answer focused on the predominant types of natural bristles (which don't have issues of animal cruelty), and skipped the small market segment that is associated with ...
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Is there an international standard for cruelty free natural brush bristles?

The only concrete way to ensure your brushes are cruelty free is to buy synthetic!
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Where to Get a Smooth Foam Mat for Crafts/Packaging?

The mats are common, as you suggest and are composed of EVA foam. Almost every source I've found involves textured surfaces and interlocking edges. This is not universal. Cosplay costume makers use ...
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Material for goalie leg pads

Here is a set someone made. They used ballistic nylon and 420D nylon, and high- and low-density EVA foams for the padding. Materials that are of high quality and have a high wear resistance, but are ...
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What is a good adhesive for permanently connecting two vinyl (PVC) inflatable pool floats?

My suggestion would be to use a different approach. The float material There are adhesives sold for repairing inflatable PVC boats. They do a great job, on a boat. But they may not be ideal for a ...
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How can I make hollow transparent spheres between 25 and 29 mm diameter?

I think you only lacked the right search term. I found this by searching for "transparent internal pvc ball cap": It fits inside a PVC pipe, which has an inside diameter of 1-1/4". The ...
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Where to Get a Smooth Foam Mat for Crafts/Packaging?

A similar material is used for cheap camping mattresses. It's usually blue. Search for "blue foam camping pad" or "sleeping pad" or "camping mattress" or "yoga mat&...
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