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Body ventilation system and method

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WO2007047810A3
WO2007047810A3 PCT/US2006/040821 US2006040821W WO2007047810A3 WO 2007047810 A3 WO2007047810 A3 WO 2007047810A3 US 2006040821 W US2006040821 W US 2006040821W WO 2007047810 A3 WO2007047810 A3 WO 2007047810A3
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gas
elements
flow
substrate
ventilation
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PCT/US2006/040821
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Emily Barbara Cooper
Marlene A Devine
Kristine Drobot Isherwood
Anna Marie Nocente
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Emily Barbara Cooper
Marlene A Devine
Kristine Drobot Isherwood
Anna Marie Nocente
Tiax Llc
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D7/00Devices using evaporation effects without recovery of the vapour
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
    • A41D13/00Professional, industrial, or sporting protective garments, e.g. garments affording protection against blows or punches, surgeon's gowns
    • A41D13/002Professional, industrial, or sporting protective garments, e.g. garments affording protection against blows or punches, surgeon's gowns with controlled internal environment
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
    • A41D13/00Professional, industrial, or sporting protective garments, e.g. garments affording protection against blows or punches, surgeon's gowns
    • A41D13/002Professional, industrial, or sporting protective garments, e.g. garments affording protection against blows or punches, surgeon's gowns with controlled internal environment
    • A41D13/0025Professional, industrial, or sporting protective garments, e.g. garments affording protection against blows or punches, surgeon's gowns with controlled internal environment by means of forced air circulation
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
    • A41D2400/00Functions or special features of garments
    • A41D2400/60Moisture handling or wicking function
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D2400/00General features of, or devices for refrigerators, cold rooms, ice-boxes, or for cooling or freezing apparatus not covered by any other subclass
    • F25D2400/26Refrigerating devices for cooling wearing apparel, e.g. garments, hats, shoes or gloves

Abstract

A body ventilation system for enhanced personal comfort. A gas distributor including a network of gas flow elements is disposed on a permeable substrate. The gas distributor defines at least one channel in fluid communication with the gas flow elements. The gas flow elements are configured to receive gas from a gas supply such that gas flows through the gas flow elements and exits to the channels substantially parallel to the surface of the permeable substrate. The gas from the gas supply may be conditioned. The permeable substrate may be a wicking material and may be a garment substrate. The gas distributor may be substantially incompressible. The gas flow elements may be selectively positioned to target the ventilation needs of a particular class of users.
PCT/US2006/040821 2005-10-20 2006-10-20 Body ventilation system and method WO2007047810A3 (en)

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