Intel presented a video timeline on the history of their ‘bunny suits’, the suits worn to limit contaminants in their fabrication plants.
Ever wonder why Intel lab workers look like they’re about to blast off into space? Those outfits they’re wearing are called “bunny suits,” and they wear them not to protect themselves, but to protect the microprocessors from contaminants. Here’s a historic look at their evolution since their debut in 1973.
Of course, they skipped over the most well known suits – the brightly colored BunnyPeople from the Intel Pentium II commercials. There were even stuffed dolls and other novelties made of these colorful technicians!