Accession Number : AD0165005

Title :   Controlled Temperature Garment.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Laxo,Darryl E.

Report Date : 03 JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a controlled temperature garment using the counter flow heat exchanger principle to maintain an equal temperature distribution along the inner surface of the garment. Three layers of material are bonded together in such a manner as to provide flow channels along the garment. The garment comprises distribution, turning and collection chambers at each end of the channels; and a fluid discharge and collecting manifold to control the flow of the temperature controlling fluid.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Protective clothing, Cold weather, Temperature control, Human factors engineering

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE