NASA Spinoff Database: Phase Change Fabrics Control Temperature

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2009
Reference Number: JSC-SO-246
Category: Consumer/Home/Recreation
Origin: U.S. Air Force / Patent license

Abstract:
Originally featured in Spinoff 1997, Outlast Technologies Inc. (formerly Gateway Technologies Inc.) has built its entire product line on microencapsulated phase change materials, developed in SBIR contracts with Johnson Space Center after initial development for the U.S. Air Force. The Boulder, Colorado-based company acquired the exclusive patent rights and now integrates these materials into textiles or onto finished apparel, providing temperature regulation in bedding materials and a full line of apparel for both ordinary and extreme conditions.

Full Article:
http://hdl.handle.net/hdl:2060/20090039423

Page Number in Published book: 84
Manufacturer: Outlast Technologies Inc.
Website: www.outlast.com

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