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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 already...

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Watch These *Amazing* Videos of IcePlate Ballistic Testing: How to Eliminate Backface Deformation Behind Soft Body Armor

One of the most commonly asked questions we get asked is "Is IcePlate armor?" So we assembled all of our ballistic testing videos from our YouTube Channel into this one blog post to make this answer easy to find and easy to understand. The simple answer is no. IcePlate is not body armor by itself. However, when worn behind soft body armor, IcePlate nearly eliminates back face deformation. The ability to eliminate back face deformation is huge. Anyone who has worn or wears body armor knows this. Back face deformation can cause serious bodily injury or even death. The soft tissue damage and trauma associated with a round impacting your body, even if it doesn't penetrate the armor, is absolutely...

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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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Elite Special Operators Move Quicker with IcePlate

Always give more than you take. Put six water bottles in your backpack, then see how quickly you can turn. Find out how elite special operators can move using less energy with IcePlate, boosting endurance. A great attitude to acquire in life and an even greater attitude to use in product design.   The design of the IcePlate epitomizes this philosophy.  1" in width, the size of a medium SAPI plate, worn close to the body.  These features allow you to carry 50 ounces of water in the most efficient way on the market. Introduction By the time I reached the 5th grade, my family had moved six times.  From an early age, I learned the art of moving boxes...

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