The Original Cool Vest – Gray Banox is made with extremely durable FR3 Flame Retardant Banox* fabric** and ideal for those who work in industries such as oil, gas and chemical—among others. The durable GlacierPack Protect set that’s included with this vest is what helps keep you cool. Made from stretchable specialty film, this cooling pack is extremely tough.
*Banox fabric is a registered trademark of ITEX, Inc., used with permission.
**NOTE: the Banox fabric is flame retardant, the cooling packs are not.
There are those that work in hot environments. Then there are those who work where sparks fly or fire is present. The Original Cool Vest – Gray Banox with FR3 Flame Retardant Banox fabric is for them. The durable Banox fabric of the Original Cool Vest works to protect the outside of the vest from sparks while the GlacierPacks keep you cool and comfortable on the inside. This cooling vest features adjustable quick release buckles and over-the-shoulder adjustability to fit a wide range of body sizes. Additionally, it includes a heavy duty front zipper for easy on/off wear.
NOTE: Banox is a trademark of ITEX Corporation for their flame retardant fabric that meets NFPA70E Category 2. The Original Cool Vest – Gray Banox with FR3 Flame Retardant Banox fabric is not tested or claimed to meet the standard as an assembly. No model of Glacier Tek Cool Vests should be worn as an outer garment in any environment that will expose the wearer to arc flash or open flames.
Better comfort. Superior technology.
Glacier Tek Cool Vests feature proprietary GlacierPacks Manufactured with renewable phase change material (RPCM) that remains at a consistent 59°F / 15°C, these packs keep you cool and comfortable.
It lasts so you can do the same.
GlacierPacks hold their cool temperature for up to 2.5 hours in 100°F / 38°C heat and can be fully recharged in just 20 minutes in ice and water.
Designed for whatever lies ahead.
Some vests feature adjustable straps, others are made with flexible fabric. Whatever your purpose, Glacier Tek Cool Vests are made to fit your needs.
Safe for you and the environment.
Because they contain no hazardous materials, GlacierPacks are completely safe for the wearer. They’re also biodegradable, so the planet benefits as well.
Glacier Tek, a Florida RPCM technology company, focuses on managing body temperature in extreme environments, using high tech garments that help defend the wearer from heat stress. Founded by a Military Veteran, Glacier Tek’s products are 100% made in the USA, using only American raw materials—right down to the thread.
Our first product, The Original Cool Vest, was among the earliest completely self-contained body cooling vests available on the market; it is now sold in over a dozen countries under numerous brand names.
Glacier Tek manufactures a selection of cooling vests that feature RPCM technology, a thermal energy storage material that is designed to absorb heat generated by the wearer. It maintains a comfortable 59°F / 15°C, even in the most extreme heated environments, and never over-cools. The Glacier Tek Cool Vests come in several practical designs, weigh about 4 pounds and offer better safety and cooling duration than that of evaporative, ice or gel-cooled vests.