FAQS

How does the cooling vest work?

How Does The Cooling Vest Work?

The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest is created out of a light weight honeycomb mesh that allows air to freely circulate while reducing perspiration and moisture. The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest creates a spacer between your body armor and your undershirt so that your body armor is no longer against your body. This creates airflow and breathability keeping your body cooler and more comfortable.  

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Is The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest A Ballistic Vest?

Is The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest A Ballistic Vest?

No. The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest is a spacer between your body armor and your undershirt so that you feel cooler and are able to create airflow between the two.

Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest is not for protection and is similar to products such as moisture wicking shirts. Our cooling vest provides comfort and airflow.

It provides no ballistic protection. Our product does not replace your personal protective equipment and does not act as a carrier for ballistic panels.

Always wear your required personal protective equipment on duty to stay safe!

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How Do I Know My Size?

How Do I Know My Size?

Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest is unisex  

Please refer to our sizing listed below to determine your fit:
*Torso is measured at your lower rib area

Small: Torso 25-31" | Weight >160 lbs
Medium: Torso 32-36'' | Weight 160-185 lbs
Large: Torso 37-43" | Weight 185-225 lbs
Extra-Large: Torso 44-50" | Weight 225 lbs <

*Please note - our vest fits a little larger than a normal sized shirt, do not order a larger vest then the typical size shirt you wear.
One of our valued customers that wears an Extra-Large vest is a barrel chested 320 lbs!

Not sure which size is right for you? Contact us and we'll help you out!

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How do I care for my Armadillo Dry vest?

How To Wear And Care For Your Cooling Vest

The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest is to be worn over your shirt and under your body armor. The cooling vest is not intended to be worn over the skin. In addition, do not put a shirt over the cooling vest as this will prevent airflow. In order to wash your cooling vest, put it in the washing machine, once washed hang up to air dry. The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest never needs to go into the dryer.  

Why is the logo an Armadillo?

Why Is The Logo An Armadillo?

In Spanish, Armadillo means "little armored one."

For our company, the Armadillo is a symbol that represents all those who serve and protect. These creatures are brave, determined and survive in hot and dry environments through self-regulating internal characteristics.

Like an Armadillo, we know how strong, resilient, and adaptable first responders are. Thank you for your service.

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Will Wearing The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest Feel Tight With A Uniform On?

Will Wearing The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest Feel Tight With A Uniform On?

The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest is 8mm in thickness and weighs 8 ounces.

Users have reported feeling an extra layer on and indicated increased comfort. Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest can be worn under the uniform (interior carrier) and over the uniform (exterior carrier).  

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How does shipping work?

Shipping

We ship the Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest for FREE to anywhere in North America. If you live outside of North America, contact us for a shipping quote!

All orders are processed within 2-3 business days. Shipping times may vary, please allow 3-7 business days of travel time to your destination.

We offer tracking for all orders. All shipping is based on product availability.

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Is The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest Worn Only When It Is Hot?

Is The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest Worn Only When It Is Hot?

Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest can be worn year round.

It helps you stay cooler and dry in the hot months, and drier and warmer in the cold months.

The Armadillo Dry Cooling Vest helps reduce moisture and odor while keeping the user comfortable.

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Returns and warranty

Returns And Warranty

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Within 30 days of receipt, if you are not satisfied you can receive a refund upon a product-return.

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is this a new concept?

Is This A New Concept ?

The first cooling vest was created in the 1960's (maybe even earlier).

Since then, a number of companies were founded that sell breathable products including cooling vests, shirts and other related products.

We stand apart from other companies by offering high-quality cooling vests at a price any first-responder can afford. We believe everyone who wears Personal Protective Equipment deserves to be comfortable.  

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wholesale and distribution inquiries

Wholesale And Distribution Inquiries

Please contact us for wholesale and distribution opportunities.

We provide all government agencies with wholesale pricing.

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