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Article comprising a garment or other textile structure for use in controlling body temperature

United States Patent

6,109,338
August 29, 2000
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There is disclosed an article for use in cooling body temperature which comprises a garment having a coat and pant, with each having a body section adapted to receive a portion of the torso of the wearer and extensions from the body section to receive the wearer's limbs. The garment includes a system for circulating temperature controlling fluid from a suitable source through patches removably received in pockets in each of body section and extensions.
Butzer; Melissa J. (Houston, TX)
Oceaneering International, Inc. (Houston, TX)
08/ 848,799
May 1, 1997
This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC21-93MC30178 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.