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Heat reflective layered garment system

Connolly, Brian John, Hussey, Thomas Kenneth and Hurren, Christopher 2012, Heat reflective layered garment system, Other international (5) Patent WO 2012/073096 A1.

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Title Heat reflective layered garment system
Creator(s) Connolly, Brian John
Hussey, Thomas Kenneth
Hurren, ChristopherORCID iD for Hurren, Christopher
Date 2012-06-07
Patent no. WO 2012/073096 A1
Patent owner ZHIK Pty Ltd.
Registry Office Other international (5)
Patent family name Heat reflective layered garment system
Summary Heat-reflective layered apparel or footwear constructed from various combinations of layers of materials having selected thermal and moisture transfer properties to provide improved performance characteristics. Within these various combinations, the addition of a very thin heat reflective layer, made with a metallic material such as aluminum, applied using a vacuum plasma vapor deposition method, provides a coating that will reflect infra red heat energy either back to the body or away from the body. This heat reflective coating is so thin that is does not adversely alter the original suppporting fabrics hand feel, drape,weight , strectch or breathability. Various layers manage the body heat of an individual by reflection or thermal retention while also providing moisture wicking and antimicrobial function. Other layers manage thermal isolation from the external temperatures by using materials with very low thermal conductivity in combination with waterproof layers that can also be breathable.
Language eng
Field of Research 091012 Textile Technology
Socio Economic Objective 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology
HERDC Research category I Patents
ERA Research output type I Patents
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Document type: Patent
Collection: Institute for Frontier Materials
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