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What is the difference between IcePlate Classic and IcePlate Curve?

  Customers ask us all the time: "What is the difference between IcePlate Classic (Gen 2 and IcePlate Curve (Gen 3)?" So we built this convenient chart to answer the question and help you make the best decision for your IcePlate application. If you are interested in learning more about the design evolution of the IcePlate Family, click here. Classic Curve Dimensions 10 x12 x 1 9.5 x 12.5 x 1 Shape Medium SAPI Medium ESAPI Geometry Flat Multi-Curve Capacity 50oz/1.5L 50oz/1.5L Cooling Power 70 watts 70 watts No. of Fill Ports 2 1 Thread Standard 20-410 28-410 Max Hot Water Temp 190F 190F Material FDA-Certified, BPA-Free HDPE FDA-Certified, BPA-Free HDPE Modes Drinkable or Closed Drinkable and Closed Total Drain...

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How to Stay Cool Under Body Armor: the Science Behind Body Armor Cooling for Military and Law Enforcement

  Heat casualties are a critical problem for body armor users. This is, of course, a big deal for Military, SOF and Law Enforcement. There's a new, way better, approach. The military has been trying to solve the problem of cooling soldiers efficiently for several decades. The insulating properties of protective body armor increase the risk of dehydration, heat stroke, and performance loss for those who wear it, as their bodies cannot offload the heat trapped by the armor. Typical cooling mechanisms require power or add significant weight to operator kit, making them ineffective and impractical. Thus the US military spends hundreds of millions of dollars in hydration bladders and bottled water to replenish and rehydrate operators in the field after they have...

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How do I wear IcePlate Classic and IcePlate Curve?

Originally designed for the US Army in 2016, our IcePlate line of wearable water bottles that warm you up or cool you down can be found on the backs of tens of thousands of safety professionals in a variety of industries in addition to US and Allied military personnel. From metals to coffee to helicopters, IcePlate Curve now protects tens of thousands of safety professionals people across dozens of industries and applications in an equal number of countries. This diverse pool of military, law enforcement and safety professionals has driven us to create an equally diverse ecosystem of Vests and Carriers for IcePlate Classic and IcePlate Curve. This article is about standalone systems to wear/use IcePlate Classic and IcePlate Curve, but if you...

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Does IcePlate Work with my Plate Carrier? Plate Carrier Compatibility Chart for IcePlate

"Does IcePlate work with my (insert plate carrier make/model here) plate carrier?" ***NOTE: this article is for the original Gen 1 and Gen 2 IcePlate design only. This article does not apply to IcePlate Curve. We are working on that article, so stay tuned! This is one of the most frequently asked questions we get here at Qore Performance. We consolidated this information into a single living (continuously updated) resource to help answer this question for the entire IcePlate Community.  This IcePlate/Plate Carrier Compatibility Chart is a community asset. The more people who contribute their knowledge/experience, the more valuable it becomes to the IcePlate Community. Think big data/machine learning but for IceAge Insights. A few minutes of your time could help...

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