Re: [MV] Mermite-- "smart cans".....

From: R. A. Moir aka RAM (
Date: Tue Feb 11 2003 - 05:38:58 PST

It is known as caloric infusion protrusion and the foam is, even though
dense, smarter than the material being kept warm or cold....If you preheat
them with hot water, or pre cool with dry ice the memory lasts longer...
Sort of like Microsoft...aka Mister Softee..hence the ice cream analogy...
----- Original Message -----
From: "ygmir" <>
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Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 23:34
Subject: [MV] Mermite-- "smart cans".....

> Hi all,
> Of course, we know the Mermite can was one of the original "smart" devices
> used in the military. They keep hot food hot, and cold food cold. How do
> they know?
> Henry
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