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    VORTEC COOLING VEST

    VORTEC COOLING VESTS OVERVIEW

     

    Vortec Cooling Vests (VCVs) are ideal for workers in extreme temperatures to minimize heat stress and fatigue. They can improve comfort and productivity while ensuring workers stay cool and maintain a safe body temperature. 

     

    These vests have two components:

    • a cooling tube that generates cold air to provide airflow to the worker
    • a perforated cooling vest through which the cold air flows to cool the worker’s torso

     

    VCVs are available in two cooling capacities; 1500 BTUH and 2500 BTUH. All models can achieve temperature differentials of +/- 45 – 60° F from the inlet compressed air temperature using vortex tube technology. The wearer can easily adjust temperatures to obtain optimal comfort.

     

    Vests are available in three sizes: Large, X-Large, and XX-Large. The perforated material of the vest's inner lining allows cool air to continuously flow through.

     

    These durable vests allow a full range of motion with no airflow restrictions and do not absorb sweat or other contaminants. Body cooling vests can also be worn under other protective clothing.

     

    BENEFITS

     

    • Improves worker safety
    • Eliminates the incidence of worker heat stress
    • Reduces the frequency and duration of non-productive cooling breaks
    • Maximizes worker productivity and comfort in extreme temperatures
    • Eliminates the need to air condition large warehouse or shop areas

     

    FEATURES

     

    • Provide continuous, consistent cooling, unlike ice or gel packs
    • Two cooling capacities available
    • Has easy temperature adjustment by user, even with gloved hands
    • All VCV models are supplied with an adjustable waist belt and an Industrial Interchange style quick connect for attachment to the compressed air supply
    • Can be worn under other protective clothing
    • Three vest sizes available to fit all workers, plus a vest extension for varying sizes
    • Vest is impermeable to sweat, dirt, and other contaminants; easily cleaned
    • Vest allows full range of motion with no airflow restrictions
    • Vest is made with flame resistant fabric that meets CPAI-84, Sec. 6 Fire Standard Specifications

     

    *Note: NIOSH approves only complete Supplied Air Respirators (SAR) Systems. None of the Vortec Personal Cooling products listed above are approved for use with a respirator system. More can be found about the requirements in CRF 84.131.

    SPECIFICATIONS

     

    Vortec Cooling Vest CoolingVest-L CoolingVest-XL CoolingVest-2XL
    Cooling Capacity (BTU/hr) 1500 2500 2500
    Air Consumption @ 100 psig (scfm) 25 35 35
    Temperature Drop or Change (deg F) 60 60 60
    Recommended filter model 701S-24A 701S-24A 701S-36A
    For use with:Vest size Large  XLarge 2XLarge

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