What is the difference between the many body cooling systems available?
There are many different cooling products available and the best one for you depends on your personal situation, activity and environment. We manufacture all types of cooling systems and are uniquly positioned to give you the advantages...and the limitations!
Key Advantages: Light weight, low cost, excellent cooling in dry climates, cools for many hours
Key Limitations: Requires soaking the garment in water, poor performance in high humidity climates, lowest overall cooling energy.
Cold pack cooling:
Key Advantage: Very high cooling energy for moderate cost, light to moderate weight, effective cooling in all climates, cools for up to 4 hours depending on environmental conditions, may be used under clothing.
Key Limitations: Requires access to a freezer and time for the packs to freeze
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Phase Change Cold Pack Cooling:
Key Advantage: Controlled release of a constant temperature of 58 degrees F, packs may be recharged in ice water, no freezer required, effective cooling in all climates. Cools for up to 3 hours.
Key Limitations: Total cooling power is less than cold pack systems, weight a bit higher and cost higher.
Key Advantage: Most effective deep cooling, adjustable cooling, light weight vest and provides extended cooling between reservoir charges. The system will provide many hours of cooling before the ice and water needs to be recharged.
Key Limitations: High cost, tethered system that requires power and an ice water reservoir.
A Summary of the Systems
Cost: Very Low
(*depending on humidity and outside variables)
Cooling Power: High Cost: Low to Medium
Cooling Power: Medium
Cooling Power: Very High
Cost: High to Very High