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Outlast® Technology Featured In MyKool™ Base Layers

Boulder, Colo.-based Outlast Technologies LLC, developer of Outlast® temperature-regulating technology and phase-change materials (PCMs), reports that MyKool Inc. — a Bedford, Pa.-based tactical and performance sports apparel company — has selected Outlast technology for use in its PCM Base Layer apparel collection.

The MyKool™ Outlast collection features Outlast's proactive temperature regulation and moisture-management performance combined with antimicrobial properties; a raglan design with flat, double-stitched seams; and a longer bodice to help eliminate seam stacking and keep shirts from coming untucked or rolling up. The base layers are designed for athletes as well as for law enforcement, military and emergency services personnel to wear under their uniforms.

"Our research respondents within different industries said they wanted clothing that moved with them and didn't bunch, had longer cuffs and tails, actively managed moisture, moderated temperature swings, retained its shape and performance after washing and met industry standards for safety and fire protection," said Michael Swartzwelder, president, MyKool. "Through our partnership with Outlast, our base layers are able to meet this demand with a state-of-the-art innovation that provides practical comfort by managing the build-up of heat before you begin sweating."

MyKool Outlast base layers provide a 34-percent reduction in perspiration and can reduce sweat by 10 grams, the companies report.

May 14, 2013