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Patricia H
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Ok, folks. This is for all of you out there who question the efficacy, strength, usage, and what have you about condoms. I've found that for me, if I know how something is made, I can have realistic expectations about what it can and cannot be capable of doing.

So let's try this.

I've included a link to a video that the Trojan condom company made and put out on the Internet not too long ago, about how their rubbers are made, how they are tested, and undergo a series of quality assurance procedures before they are packaged and sold to consumers worldwide. Trojan is likely the most popular condom maker out there, but if you don't use Trojan (like me), you can rest assured that other condom-making companies undergo the same rigorous procedures in producing their goods.

Here it is. Please take a few minutes to enjoy this video.

How Condoms are Made

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Heather
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FYI: I was at a board meeting Trojan holds when they showed the first version of this. I was trying very, very hard to be professional, especially since I was surrounded by people I admire, but I wound up jumping in my seat and squealing, quite loudly, "It's freaking Willy Wonka for sex geeks!"

Seriously, this video is awesome.

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Molias
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Whoa, that's a really neat video. I love factory/manufacturing videos as it is, but I never thought much about the process of making condoms. Thanks for sharing!
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