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Insotect Flow™ Adopted by Brooks Range for Cloak Sleeping Bags

Insotect Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company’s Insotect Flow insulation system will be officially adopted by Brooks Range beginning in 2013.

Insotect Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company’s Insotect Flow™ insulation system will be officially adopted by Brooks Range beginning in 2013. Brooks Range will carry the Insotect Flow insulation system as an integrated component within their Cloak sleeping bag line up which includes the Cloak 15, Cloak 30 & Cloak 45.

The adoption of Insotect Flow by Brooks Range reflects Insotect’s expanding presence as a major ingredient component in coveted outdoor gear. Insotect Flow has quickly gained broad adoption as a staple feature within leading edge sleeping bags. The Cloak Sleeping Bag is designed as a minimalist, lightweight sleeping system which offers a superior weight-to-warmth ratio with the use of 850 fill down that has been treated with DownTek water-resistant, anti-bacterial technology.

Insotect Flow is an evolution in sleeping bag construction; combining the presence of vertical thermal channels (VTCs) with Insotect’s proprietary FlowGates™. By utilizing vertical channels instead of horizontal ones, the number of total channels is decreased and thus overall material weight is reduced. The vertical orientation helps facilitate heat distribution more readily from head to toe which is an advantage over traditional side to side horizontal channels. The FlowGates are placed along the vertical thermal channels to hold the down insulation in place, minimizing down-shifting.

“We are extremely pleased to be working with Brooks Range in and through 2013 on a bag of this caliber. It’s always exciting to see Insotect Flow provide opportunities for both companies to collaborate on bringing great product solutions to market.” – Irvin Vale Akopov, Insotect Brand Manager.

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About Brooks-Range

Brooks Range is a manufacturer of mountaineering and outdoor equipment located in Fremont, Calif., providing innovative, top-quality backcountry and outdoor gear for professional guides, recreational travelers and life-style users alike. Brooks Range products — designed to deliver the ultimate in utility, comfort and safety in the backcountry and outdoors – are tested by some of the world’s top mountaineering, avalanche and outdoor professionals. Most products are made in the USA and are sold at outdoor retail shops nationwide, and on the web at:

About Insotect

Insotect is the originator of the ground-breaking insulation system concept that has become one of the most significant drivers of performance for sleeping bags in the outdoor gear industry. The company delivers forward-thinking innovation directly related to improved performance and comfort for outdoor gear. Insotect’s insulation systems and technologies have been adopted by leading industry brands such as Marmot, EMS, Big Agnes, Montbell, and others. Insotect is widely recognized by the industry as the world’s leading solution provider and innovator of outdoor comfort technology. For more information please visit:

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