ActivArmr™ Cooling Vest

The ActivArmr™ Cooling Vest is a comfort garment which prevents elevated body temperatures in people who work in hot environments or with extreme physical exertion. The ActivArmr™ Cooling Vest can be worn underneath chemical protective clothing, turnout gear, coveralls, diving suits or daily work-wear.

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Dan Thynell
Global Business Development Manager
dan.thynell@ansell.com
+46 1020 51800
Johan Kocksgatan 10
SE 231 81, Trelleborg
Sweden
Dana Hammer-Fritzinger
Associate Director, Global Product Management - Body Protection
dana.hammer@ansell.com
+1 800 344 4458
333 George Washington Highway, Unit C
Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917
USA
http://protective.ansell.com
Manufacturer
Ansell Protective Solutions AB
Product Name
ActivArmr™ Cooling Vest
Detection Category
Chemical; Biological; Radiological/Nuclear; Explosives
Application
Personal Protective Equipment;
Equipment Type
PPE
Product Synopsis
The ActivArmr™ Cooling Vest is a comfort garment which prevents elevated body temperatures in people who work in hot environments or with extreme physical exertion. The ActivArmr™ Cooling Vest can be worn underneath chemical protective clothing, turnout gear, coveralls, diving suits or daily work-wear.
Availability
Commercially Available
Supporting Documentation
Docs: ActivArmr_Cooling_Vest_NA_1503_LOW.pdf;
Dimensions
Size dependant
Weight
2 kg (4.4 lbs)
Power Requirements
None
Noise Produced
None
Transportability
Person-Portable
Shelf Life
5 years when stored unopened in original packaging
Unit Cost
$700.00
Activation Method
Body Heat
Active or Passive Cooling
Active
Cooling Mechanism
20 PCM (phase change material). PCM elements consist of a non-toxic, non-flammable blend of salts. The elements can be repeatedly used and recharged without removing them from the vest.
Cooling Temperature Range
28°C (82°F)
Decontaminable
Yes
Flammable
No
Live Agent Tested
No
Material
Polyester
Number Type of Batteries
N/A
Operating Time
Depending on the physical work and the user’s body temperature, the cooling effect lasts for up to 4 hours: approximately 1.5 hours in a 60°C (140°F) environment, or 4 hours in a 45°C (113°F) environment.
Recharge Time
The elements can be recharged in approximately 4 hours at room temperature (20°C/68°F) without external energy
Reusable
Yes
Sizes
8
Types of Cooling
Heat Activated
Washable
Yes
Operator Skills Required
No
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Yes
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